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  • Vlad The Impaler's Count Dracula

    When people think of the infamous Wallachian ruler Vlad III Drăculea, they think of the famous literary monster of nightmares, Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula. Dracula, who has appeared in many media outlets from the big screen of Hollywood to the bright lights of Broadway, is thought by many to have been inspired by the Wallachian Voivode that is better known as Vlad the Impaler. There is, however, little evidence that backs this assumption. In fact, there is actually a lot of evidence that refutes the idea that Stoker drew his inspiration for the Count from Vlad the Impaler, including evidence from Count Dracula himself in Dracula. Vlad the Impaler is not Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula. Vlad III Drăculea, or Dracula in English, was the Voivode…

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  • Count Dracula Comparison Essay

    The novel Dracula written by Bram Stoker’s has countless adaptations due to Stoker’s unique construction of the monstrous character Count Dracula. These adaptations include movies, television series, parodies, novels, video games, and comic books. At first impression of the film I thought the director and screen play writer did a satisfactory job alongside keeping the film similar to the original writings, although there are some differences. One of the most prominent character difference was…

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  • Count Basie Research Paper

    On August 21st, 1904, one of the world’s greatest jazz musicians was born. This great musician was known as William Count Basie. He was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, where he became a pianist and a player of vaudeville based entertainment. Basie ultimately formed his own big band that had many hits, for example: “Blue Skies” and “One O’Clock Jump.” Basie’s band and music helped to define the ‘swing’ era. He became the first African American male to receive a Grammy Award. Throughout his years…

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  • Count Dracula Dangerous Analysis

    With reference to the key concepts of purity and impurity, magical thinking, mythmaking, formalization, and the strong emotions it can be shown that the character Count Dracula is dangerous, and that is was right for him to be treated as such. To be dangerous in this case means to be have both the potential and the desire to cause some sort of extreme detriment to others, whatever the motive behind the action is. Dracula caused much harm to others including physical/mental pain, suffering, and…

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  • Count Dracula Chapter 1 Analysis

    First off, I thought it was interesting that Jonathan Harker couldn’t locate the exact location of Count Dracula’s castle on any of the maps that he viewed. This set the mood of the novel for me. I think the author, Bram Stoker, put in little hints of “horror” to set the tone for the rest of the novel. Being that I have not read nor seen Dracula, I thought the first chapter was very intriguing. Whenever the topic of Count Dracula came about it seemed as if everyone in the novel deemed him to…

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  • The Similarities And Differences Of Edward Cullen And Count Dracula

    Purpose and questions. This essay has 2 main goals. The first goal that will be concentrated on now is to find the similarities and differences between the two vampire characters Edward Cullen and Count Dracula and how they are portrayed in terms of aspects of behavior, actions, life and appearance. The aim is the following questions: How is Edward Cullen portrayed in contrast to Count Dracula? Which differences and similarities are there between the two vampire characters? The second goal that…

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  • Somnambulism In Dracula, Count Dracula By Bram Stoker

    The story of a vampire, Count Dracula, written by Bram Stoker. Back in 1879 when this piece of literature was written it did not take much to push fear into an average persons mind. But what about this novel makes it so horrifying? Motifs such as revenants, somnambulism, mist/fog, curses, cemeteries, and many more are what give many gothic novels their appeal and emotional interest. This novel has a way of making the reader overthink everything and second guess themselves when it comes to…

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  • Alliteration In My Last Duchess

    An In-Depth Look at My Last Duchess In the poem “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning, the main character, the Count speaks about his deceased wife and a painting of her to a mysterious listener at his private party. The Duchess’s story revolves around the internal conflicts between her and the Count. The main threads include the jealousy and self-importance of the Count, as well as the compassion of the Duchess. He subtly insinuates to the party-goer that his wife’s early death was caused by…

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  • Mobile Pos System Case Study

    performed a month ago, a discrepancy in a low-supply/high-demand item was properly identified and rectified. When it has come time for a customer to purchase the item after searching several stores for it, it is eagerly sold with the confidence that the stock count is accurate. In the process of taking time to locate the item the customer may grow impatient, affecting their opinion of your business adversely. When you notify the customer the item is not in stock, the disappointment may cost…

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  • Occupational Safety And Health Administration Essay

    created in 1973, there were numerous counts of workers killed while working in trenches. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created forty-three years ago and has helped reduce the deaths of workers while at their job. Previous to OSHA being created, deaths totaled approximately 14,000 workers every year. Once OSHA was founded…

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