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  • Obsession Of Eleanor And Hill House
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    The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Hill House is considered a classic to many people. It has a certain sense of feeling missing from today's novels. The Haunting of Hill House has suspense, horror, a little bit of romance, and an ending that will leave you thinking for days. Shirley Jackson is well known for her twisted work. At the beginning of the book, you our introduced to a character that has a major impact on all of its "guests". Hill House. "Hill House, not sane, stood by itself a...
  • Area Between Castle Hill And Parramatta
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    About Baulkham Hills Baulkham Hills, located approximately 29 km North West of Sydney, is one of the largest suburbs in area and population within the Hills with a population of 33,661 people (Census 2001). Baulkham Hills as a suburb not including Bella Vista makes up about 24% of the total population (139,404) of the Baulkham Hills Shire. 23,282 people were born in Australia and 25,855 speak English only. 30,179 live in separated houses as opposed to other forms such as flats, units or townhous...
  • Hill House
    670 words
    THE HAUNTING ON HILL HOUSE By: Shirley Jackson Eleanor Vance has always been a loner shy, defenseless, and angrily resentful of the 11 years she lost while nursing her dying mother. She had spent so long alone, with no one to love, never had a real home and without any happiness in her life. Eleanor has always sensed that one day something big would happen, and one day it does. She receives an unusual invitation from Dr. John Montague, a man fascinated by 'supernatural manifestations. ' He had b...
  • Hill On Our Bikes
    625 words
    "The Hill" To a ten-year-old, it was the only reason to live. The only reason to get up in the morning. The only reason to come straight home after getting off the bus. I received this present on the morning of my tenth birthday. I awoke to the sound of my family singing in my room. I can hear them now, .".. happy birthday to Betsy... happy birthday to you". I threw a pillow at them and told them to get out. When I finally crawled out of bed, to my surprise, a pink string was tied to my door. I ...
  • Thought Eleanor
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    Ever do something stupid to impress someone Throughout a persons life they will do something very ignorant or say something very stupid hundreds of times. Most of the time it is because they are trying to impress somebody or change their ways to make someone or others accept them. The story Haunting of Hill House has great examples of people changing just to fit in. The author Shirley Jackson, who died in 1965, was one of the most brilliant writers of her time. She was widely acclaimed for her h...
  • Rummage Through The Garage At Jeff's House
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    When I graduated High School I had no clue I would be living in a totally different life then I was used to. I would be living away from home, away from my parents and away from my town. I would be able to do things at my own pace, on my own time. I wouldn't be worried about my parents getting on my back about school and I would have the freedom that I had always wanted. Little did I realize that the summer before college would actually prepare me for what lied ahead in my college life. Anyone w...

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