Journal 6

Journal 6 - Kristen Wolbrink ARLT 101g 10/17/05 Journal 6...

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Kristen Wolbrink ARLT 101g 10/17/05 Journal 6 Relate three works to a theme… Throughout the novels we have read, we have seen the contrast between desire with the abnormal and societal expectations. This is portrayed in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde , The Exorcist , and Near Dark . These novels and films include this contrast to create horror and suspense throughout the story. Desire is often portrayed as sexuality or the desire to be a part of something out of the norm but is natural and the true being of the character. Desire is shown throughout the novel of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to be evil and express a darker side of himself. Dr. Jekyll’s desire to show his true self is overwhelming and so he drinks this potion to release his soul. In The Exorcist , there is the desire for the demon to escape vs. the normality of the outside world shown through the outside profession of the mother as an actor. In addition, this story shows the desire for sexuality and to be a woman through Reagan. Not only
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course ARLT 101g taught by Professor Gustafson during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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