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WHAT DOES MACABRE MEAN IN ENGLISH?
In works of art, macabre is the quality of having a grim or ghastly atmosphere. Macabre works emphasize the details and symbols of death. Authors such as H. P. Lovecraft, Stephen King, and Edgar Allan Poe used macabre atmosphere in their works.
The translations of macabre from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «macabre» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MACABRE» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «macabre» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «macabre» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about macabre
5 QUOTES WITH «MACABRE»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word macabre.
Every generation has a macabre notion that wars, government prohibition, natural disasters or mankind itself could be the downfall of society and the world as a whole.
It is true that as people, we tend to remember only the positive. With time, the grim details fade away, and as a species we survive on this notion. In our desire to gloss over the undeniable macabre parts of our American history, we forget. That amnesia manifests itself, especially when dealing with the plight of black men.
It doesn't seem to me strange that children should like the macabre, the sensational, and the forbidden.
Working with Chaplin was very amusing and strange. His films are so funny, but working with him, I found him to be a very serious man. Whereas the films of Hitchcock are macabre, he could be a very funny man to work with, always telling jokes and holding court. Of course, when I worked with Charlie he was getting older.
Gracious dying is a huge, macabre and expensive joke on the American public.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MACABRE»
Discover the use of macabre in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to macabre and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Here, in ten brilliantly written chapters, King delivers one colorful observation after another about the great stories, books, and films that comprise the horror genre—from Frankenstein and Dracula to The Exorcist, The Twilight Zone, and ...
Stephen King, 2011
The Danse Macabre of Women: Ms. Fr. 995 of the Bibliothèque ...
The 'Danse Macabre' of Women is a 15th-century French poem found in an illuminated late-medieval manuscript. This book contains reproductions of each manuscript folio, a translation and explanatory chapters by Ann Tukey Harrison.
Ann Tukey Harrison, Sandra Hindman, 1994
Criminal Macabre Omnibus Volume 1
A pill-popping alcoholic reprobate, Cal is the only line of defense between Los Angeles and a growing horde of zombies, vampires, possessed muscle cars, mad scientists, werewolves, and much more weirdness! * “I literally screamed HOLY $ ...
Steve Niles, 2011
An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, novel.
Laurell K. Hamilton, 2010
" Stephen L. Hardin's suspenseful and witty narrative reads like a contemporary page-turner, yet all is carefully documented history. He entwines the murder into the story of the sordid city like the strands of a hangman's rope.
Stephen L. Hardin, 2013
The Dance Macabre
The Dance Macabre (Paean on the nature of life and death as a Humanist Philosophy)in six cantos Danse Macabre (French), Danza Macabra (Italian and Spanish), or Totentanz (German), is a late-medieval allegory on the universality of death.
Steven Parris Ward, 2010
Morbid Macabre Collection
The twelve stories and the never-before-seen Entropy excerpt in this Morbid Macabre Collection are meant to contain many of the same elements that horror movies contain. That means they may not be suitable for all tastes and ages.
Sterling Knight, 2005
TALES OF MYSTERY & THE MACABRE
Elizabeth Gaskell is better known today for her pioneering social novels such as Mary Barton (1848) but she also wrote some fascinating tales of the supernatural and the macabre, which are collected here in this volume.
Elizabeth Gaskell, 2008
A Macabre Myth of a Moth-Man
Unluckily for Nina, her world is about to be blown apart by the ugly-as-sin truth Looks like Moth and Nina have got enough on their plates and that s not including the gas-mask wearing cult, the ticking, blade-fingered robot or the old man ...
Brad Fear, 2008
Daphne du Maurier's classics of the macabre
Six of the best stories by this author including "Don't Look Now" and "The Birds" all nicely illustrated with watercolors.
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MACABRE»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term macabre is used in the context of the following news items.
Zapruder's Surf Film | SURFER Magazine
It was as macabre as it was unthinkable. I was watching surfing's Zapruder film, live. The black gravitas of the moment was broken by a “Holy ... «Surfer Magazine, Jul 15»
The Strangest Tourist Attraction in the World is in Wisconsin - Yahoo
... of “Streets of Yesterday,” an eerie tour through 19th century America, or perhaps Disney's Main Street, U.S.A. with some macabre twists. «Yahoo Travel, Jul 15»
It's Time For Congress To Stop Taxpayer Funding Of Planned …
This macabre practice is not only repugnant, but illegal. Trafficking in the sale of human body parts is a federal felony punishable by up to 10 ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
Someone Stole the Skull of 'Nosferatu' Director F.W. Murnau | Smart …
The motives range from the mercenary to the macabre: Corpses have been snatched for ransom and for the purpose of cannibalism. Victims ... «Smithsonian, Jul 15»
San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin pushes back against tech-led …
In addition to the daily tours he has just started running a weekly night-time tour taking in macabre history such as the Zodiac killer. “It's the ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
Macabre finding in French lab - IOL SciTech
Macabre finding in French lab. July 20 2015 at 08:51am. By Daily Mail Comment on this story. iol scitech july 23 lab AP File photo: They included 'a jar ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
Ashlee Martinson: Did The Teen's Obsession With The Macabre …
Her Pinterest page was filled with macabre photos. Police state that Ashlee had fought with her parents over Sisco, who they felt was too old for ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
Benjamin Booker brings gritty, macabre Blues to Latitude 2015
Easing Latitude in with some fairly disquieting slabs of Blues, Benjamin Booker's second onto the Obelisk, bringing a haul of muddied, ... «DIY Magazine, Jul 15»
Weird tales surround Massachusetts' most historic places
Tales of murder, mayhem, and the macabre lurk around certain corners of Massachusetts, and many people don't even realize it. Tour guides ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
Macabre tales of Barnsley
The macabre tales in this book reveal a side to Barnsley that is not visible in the modern town of today. The intriguing narrative and in-depth ... «The Star, Jul 15»
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