Dark Essays

  • A Day In The Dark

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    This passage was written by Elizabeth Bowen and is titled ‘A Day in the Dark’. It is a story told by a girl named Barbie. She tells a tale of when she was fifteen and visited the house of Miss Branderry to return a copy of Blackwood’s and to request to borrow, for her father, a thistle cutter. She also takes some roses to apologise for glass stain and thumbmarks on the cover of the magazine. The passage mainly focuses on Barbie and her view on the events. But the passage also looks into the relationships

  • The Dark Romantics

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    The dark Romantics describe life as evil, sinful, insane, and deceptive, which is more like life today. For example, the town’s people in the “Black Veil” can be seen as evil and sinful. The reason they are thought as evil and sinful is because they say things about him because he is wearing the black veil. This can be seen in Hawthorns the minister and the Black veil when Mr. Hooper says, ”why do you tremble at me? Cried he turning his veiled face around the circle of pale specters. Tremble also

  • Characters of Dark City

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    Characters of Dark City I did my book report on Dark City by Frank Lauria.  The main characters in the book were John Murdoch, Mr. Hand, and Mr. Book.  Since Murdoch woke up in the icy bathtub in a strange room, he has been suspicious of everything. He is wanted for a series of brutal murders which he can’t remember committing.  He later finds out that he posses a power called tuning, which allows you to stop time and alter peoples perceptions.  Sort of like brain manipulation.  He soon finds

  • Lisa Bright & Dark

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    John Neufeld is the author of “Lisa Bright & Dark”. He lives and works in New York City these days. He was educated at Yale. His style of writing are usually touching stories. Finding information about John Neufeld is quite difficult since the Internet nor the book has provided any help whatsoever. Lisa Shilling is the main character of this book. She is just sixteen as she slowly loses her mind. Lisa is quite an example of teenager with problems which is why she’d be classified as a very real character

  • Dark count or Dark Current is one of the most important CCD specifications,

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    Dark count or Dark Current is one of the most important CCD specifications, along with resolution, quantum efficiency and noise figure. Dark count or Dark Current is one of the most important CCD specifications, along with resolution, quantum efficiency and noise figure. Dark current causes an output to occur without the previous introduction of an input. This is caused by the thermal generation and then diffusion of charge. This Dark Current is generated at different locations in the CCD

  • Light and Dark in Heart of Darkness

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    Light and Dark in Heart of Darkness The brightest of lights can obscure vision while darkness can contain truths: one must not be distracted by the sheen of light, which conceals the deeper reality present in darkness. Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness illustrates this idea with the use of several symbols. White Europeans are used as symbols of self-deception, and objects with an alabaster quality are symbols of barriers to inner truth. Black is the foil of white; it represents the

  • Dark Energy

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    Dark energy what is it? Dark energy is a unknown energy said to take up 70 percent of the universe. The energy is a repulsive gravitational effect that is causing the universe to accelerate out-ward. No one knows exactly what dark energy is or where it comes from. Dark Energy is a new idea. Little is known about dark energy, yet it takes up a huge amount if the universe. Scientist were able to show the universe was expanding at an accelerated rate by measuring the red-shift of an object by comparing

  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy

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    Dark Matter and Dark Energy Dark Matter and Dark Energy are important. They can help us know how the universe began. These two are the mysteries of the universe; they compose about 90% of the universe. They are mysteries because we believe that they exist but we can’t see them or detect them. People question whether they manifest to be the same thing. Astronomers know very little about their constitution so they cannot assume they are related. Dark Energy is a mysterious force that drives the

  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy

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    Dark matter and dark energy are two entities that have very little known about them, except that they make up about 95 percent of the universe. Even though this is a large part of the universe, it wasn’t even thought about until the 1960’s or the 1970’s. This is because of the fact that it is very hard to detect and almost impossible to see. Although it is impossible to see, we can see the effects of them both in our galaxy. One way that we can “see” the dark matter is the movement of the Milky Way

  • Measure for Measure: The Dark Comedy

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    The Dark Comedy of Measure for Measure Measure for Measure, the last of Shakespeare's great comedies, is also the darkest of his comedies, and represents his transition to tragic plays. This play differs from Shakespeare's other comedies, and is in many ways more akin to tragedy than to comedy. In setting, plot, and character development Measure for Measure has a tragic tone, however, because none of the main characters actually loses his life, this play is considered a comedy. Almost all of

  • Dark They Were And Golden-Eyed

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    Dark They Were And Golden-Eyed Science fiction is a very interesting subject because you never really know for sure if it’s fiction or not. The scientific information contained in these stories makes you think; could this be real? The possibility is always there, in the back of your mind, just lingering around that these concepts could be reality. One day when you hear on the news about something you read in a science fiction novel, or saw in a science fiction movie, you’ll really start thinking

  • The Dark Side of Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    The Dark Side of Macbeth Can any reader of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth not feel the dark hand of death hovering over his head? Why does this sensation occur? Charles Lamb in On the Tragedies of Shakespeare comments on the "images of night" and their impact on the audience: The state of sublime emotion into which we are elevated by those images of night and horror which Macbeth is made to utter, that solemn prelude with which he entertains the time till the bell shall strike which

  • The Importance Of Dark Energy And Dark Matter

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    The universe is an immense, vast sea of mysteries and information. Among this sea of mysteries is dark matter and dark energy. It has been said that more is unknown than known when it comes to dark energy and dark matter. These forces have puzzled and bewildered scientists for years. Dark matter and dark energy are complex ideas that lie within the universe and have intricate theories and formulas regarding them. The cosmos, or universe, is filled with an abundant amount of matter and energy

  • Criticism In The Dark Night: The Dark Night

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    seen that without order there will be no anarchy, without murderers who kill lacking penitence there will be no need for the ‘hero’ a protector for the people, the common man. The first film that I would like to apply the faultlines theory too is, The Dark Night (2008 Directed by Christopher Nolan) in the second installation of the franchise Batman is continuing his war on crime with help from Lieutenant Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent however a new evil is rising in Gotham… The Joker. Bruce

  • The Dark Side of Genetic Therapy

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    Still in its youth, genetic therapy has made progress, however it still needs much more advancements. When looking at the surface, nearly every clinical test that has been conducted has resulted in failure. There are many reasons for this, including media, investors, and rush testing. Biotechnology is a serious field of science, therefore its studying and research should not be rushed, valuable information could be surpassed. However, reality sheds another light and the testing is rushed, failure

  • The Dark Humor of Hamlet

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    The Dark Humor of Hamlet Hamlet's black humor is a direct result of too much anger: it leads to the alienation, and finally the death of the people who know him, and eventually causes his own death. First, Hamlet's reaction his mother's marriage right after Old Hamlet's funeral shows that his anger alienates him from his mother. Second, his reaction to Polonius, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern is his indirect anger to the world, because Hamlet feels that everyone is betraying and using him. Lastly

  • William Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark

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    Profound Meaning in William Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark The power of the poet is not only to convey an everyday scene into a literary portrait of words, but also to interweave this scene into an underlying theme. The only tool the poet has to wield is the word. Through a careful placement and selection of words, the poet can hopefully make his point clear, but not blatantly obvious. Common themes of poems are life, death, or the conflicting forces thereto. This theme could never possibly

  • The Importance Of Dark Matter And Dark Energy

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    Dark matter is an invisible substance that makes up about 25% of the universe. Dark energy is the force that repels gravity which consists of about 70%. About 5% is the matter that we see today which includes stars and galaxies. Due to the fact that dark matter doesn’t interact with the electromagnetic force, dark matter doesn’t absorb, reflect or emit light. Dark energy doesn’t have local gravitational effects but it does affect the universe as a whole. The importance of dark matter and dark energy

  • Cinematic Techniques in Nabokov's Laughter in the Dark

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    In his novel Laughter in the Dark, Vladimir Nabokov employs cinematic techniques to tell the story of director Albinus and starlet Margot. Nabokov's use of imagery and techniques from the cinema is evident throughout the novel. However, his style is not that of a screenplay, as his polished prose is always infused with his trademark irony. Gavriel Moses notes that Nabokov is aware of the overwhelming presence and claim to truth of film images, but he also recognizes that formulaic films tend to displace

  • The Dark Night

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    In the movie The Dark Knight; The Batman and The Joker are different in many ways. The Joker believes there is no value in Gotham city. Also in additions to that, The Joker is very good manipulating people; he is a symbol of evil. The Dark Knight, also known as Batman, believes there’s hope in Gotham City; Batman is a symbol of goodness. The main differences between the two characters are that, The Jokers seeks manipulation, and chaos in Gotham city. As for Batman; he seeks authority, loyalty, hope