Morris Venden

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  • Narrative Essay On Jesus Relationship

    “Well, okay.” And that what was what he did. That night, from the door of the married man and unmarried woman’s house came the annoyed screech of the woman, “Are you kidding me? No way, I’m out!” and was then followed by heavy footsteps and a slam of the door. The next day, he called his wife and explained everything to her. The wife, who hadn’t had a true relationship with Jesus either, was drawn to her husband’s new findings and ways. They were reunited and lived close to Jesus the rest of their lives, and closer than ever to each other because of the cleansing a relationship with Him brings. (Lee Venden, 2010) This is an example of how transforming the power of Jesus’ love is in seeking Christians’ lives, and just how important the relationship side of this “religion” is. It really isn’t much of a religion after all; it’s actually much more of a relationship. (Morris Venden, 1999) Only He can change hearts and help them become more sincere. (Ezekiel…

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  • Dracula Comparison Essay

    In his 1897 gothic novel, Dracula, Bram Stoker defined the modern form of the vampire. His character, Dracula remained popular through the ages, being one of the most popular adaptation source in history. Dracula has created an extraordinary vampire subculture, and an enormous amount of films have been made that feature Count Dracula as it’s main antagonist, or protagonist. However, most adaptations do not include the major characters from the novel, focusing only on the now traditional…

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  • Differences Between Mina And Dracula

    Besides Lucy, the most significant difference in Bram Stoker’s Dracula the movie was probably Mina. Although she becomes one of the main characters in both the book and the film, she plays a more prominent role in the movie. In the film, she had many of the same traits and characteristics that she did in the book, but in the film, she is also the reincarnation of Elisabeta, Dracula’s first wife who committed suicide. This eventually leads to Mina falling in love with Dracula, even though she…

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  • Geraldine In Carmilla

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu - Carmilla Laura, the narrator in Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s novella Carmilla, fits into the appearance of a typical female victim in vampire literature. Long before she meets the titular character, she had a dream or rather a nightmare about a woman bearing a striking resemblance to Carmilla, who sang her fangs into the maiden’s body. Despite the fear, she helps the woman after the accident and invites her in. Laura easily and without much thought happens to trust…

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  • Gothic Elements In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    England and starts feeding on Lucy. The doctors are unable to save her despite several of blood transfusions. By feeding her blood directly from himself Dracula transforms Lucy. Suddenly, Dracula attacks Mina (the wife of Jonathan Harker) and forces her to drink his blood to control her. The blood connection allows Mina to consider the mind of Dracula. There is no other way out, but to kill Dracula before Mina turns into a vampire like Lucy did. Quickly, Dracula finds out what they are up to,…

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  • The Desire For Power In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    namesake, Abraham, was the patriarch of the Israelites, Abraham Van Helsing is the self-established leader of the vampire hunters, and he provides the others with moral inspiration to defeat the vampiric reign of terror. By the end of the novel, the other characters, such as Mina and Jonathan Harker, have come to incorporate aspects of Catholicism into their own lives, if not have symbolically converted. For example, the events surrounding Quincey Morris’ death serves as an allusion to Jesus…

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  • Theme Of Motifs In Dracula

    Seward, Arthur, and Quincey Morris race into Mina and Jonathan’s room. When they go into the room they see Dracula forcing Mina to drink his blood. When Dracula noticed them he went to attack them but stopped when Van Helsing held up some sacred wafers toward him. Dracula then summoned a black cloud to hide the moonlight, as soon as the moonlight was hidden he disappeared. Mina then realized what happened and started to scream. Van Helsing woke Jonathan up so he could comfort Mina. Mina was very…

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  • Fanatic Descriptions Of Characters In Dracula By Bram Stoker

    Dracula Stoker’s “Dracula” employs fanatic descriptions of the various settings that went from London to Transylvania and other parts of Romania. Stoker was extreme to describe the countless and ironic mysteries that unfolded. Stoker delivers extreme details between the vibrant characters. Stoker’s theme seems to demonstrate a real world caught between horror, friendship, love and death. Stoker tells his story with vividly loaded deep aspiration. The most troubling and dramatically described…

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  • Adapting To Social Norms In Dracula By Bram Stoker

    When Quincey Morris, Dr. Van Helsing, Arthur Holmwood, and John Seward go to free Lucy of her devilish ways, she, “...saw us…[but] still advanced, however, and with a languorous, voluptuous grace, said, ‘Come to me, Arthur. Leave these others and come to me. My arms are hungry for you. Come, and we can rest together. Come, my husband, come!’ There was something diabolically sweet in her tones, something of the tinkling of glass when struck, which rang through the brains even of us who heard…

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  • Lucy Westenra In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    1 (XX) The human Lucy's character, however, far from being similar to monster women such as Arabella or even over-assertive, “mistaken” women such as The Man's Stephen Norman, seems quite consistent with Stoker's glowing vision of subservient womanhood. Unlike “The Coming of Abel Behenna's” fickle Sarah Trefusis, whose decisions regarding her multiple suitors center around a mercenary desire for money (97-107), Lucy narrows her own matrimonial choices by informing Seward and Morris that her…

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