The Vampire Diaries

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  • Stephen King: A Modern Monster

    The term “modern monster” can mean several different things to different people. A “modern monster” can be something that scares us like a vampire. Monsters are an unnecessary part of our life, and the monsters let us open our mind to the world. A monster can be something the is hideous and scares us, but the word monster can also mean something that is in our head. Like movies we let the monsters in our head and believe they are real but there not In most of the stories in the book the…

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  • Feminism In A Thousand Splendid Suns

    “Nice to eat you: Act of Vampires”. In chapter 3 “Nice to eat you: Acts of Vampires” in “A Thousand Splendid Suns” can show the relationship and how Mariam can be related. Chapter 3 is about a person violates a women in a sexually way. In this chapter Vampirism represents “Selfishness and refusal to give respect to others and placing our beliefs above other’s needs. In chapter 11 in “A Thousand Splendid Suns” we read about how Mariam’s virginity was taken by a cruel vampire.…

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  • Freedom Of Expression In Bram Stoker's The Road

    Stoker explores the idea that freedom of expression does not exist as an exclusively positive idea through the actions of the characters. Throughout the novel, the vampires continually act on their desires and wants while the protagonists act on their duties and moral principles. This distinction between the uncontrolled desires of the vampires and the duty-driven actions of the protagonists reveals the primary theme of the novel: the freedom to express and act on your desires can often have…

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  • Foils In Dracula

    Most people are aware that initially judging others by their appearance is usually wrong. In the novel, Dracula by Bram Stoker, the protagonist, Van Helsing, becomes the protector of everyone threatened by the evil, Count Dracula. In England, others see Van Helsing as an outsider, but as an outsider, he utilizes his knowledge of superstitions to stop Dracula. Van Helsing becomes the foil to Dracula, representing Dracula in physique and physicals traits but symbolizes absolute good compared to…

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  • The Role Of Sexuality In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Bram Stoker’s, Dracula (1897), details the myth of the legendary vampire who wreaked havoc on the lives of Mr. & Mrs. Harker as well as many others along the way. At first glance, it seems as though Dracula fills the role of any malicious occult figure that would grace the literature world at the time this was published, however, I like to believe that Dracula is not necessarily evil. He is rather an organism that is trying to fulfill its biological requirements to reproduce and continue its…

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  • Carmilla And Geraldine Comparison

    The Similarities Between Vampires Diverge Vampires mirror the image of normal human beings, besides their unnatural abilities they choose to love or not to love, to hate or not to hate, and at last they choose who they wish to focus their energy on. Sheridan Le Fanu’s vampire Carmilla shows likeness too Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s vampire Geraldine at the same time having different personal motives of their own. Carmilla with all her likenesses to Geraldine shows more empathy to Laura than…

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  • Get Out Movie Genre

    Horror is one of my favorite film genres, and I enjoy all the subgenres that go along with it. Countless subjects involved in the genre include; zombie, slasher, paranormal, gore, psychological, and monsters. Even though there are numerous subgenres, they still have the same effect on human emotion. These movies can give the audience a sense of thrill and adrenaline. Furthermore, there are also two periods of the horror genre; classic and modern. Classic horror consists of movies that are based…

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  • Analysis Of Count Dracula

    Are you a fiend for spooky stories? If you said yes then Dracula might just be the book for you. Dracula, or should I say Count Dracula, is an elderly looking gentlemen who lives in a castle in Transylvania. He possesses an undead curse that he wants to usher to England in search of new blood. Dracula feeds on the blood of living humans and can also command them. A man by the name of Van Helsing plots an attack on Dracula to bring him down. If you would love to learn more about this nail biter,…

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  • A Compare And Contrast Essay On Alien Vs Predators

    Have you stayed awake at night thinking there’s a monster under your bed. Well most of those thoughts come from horror movie creatures from zombies to vampires, but the creatures that really get to you are the big box office horror movie creatures alien and predator. Both the alien and the predator have characteristics to make your hair stand on end but, which one makes you keep looking under your bed long into adulthood? The Xenomorph also known as alien is a very aggressive endo-parasitiod…

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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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