The Vampire Diaries

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  • Personal Narrative: The Vampire Diaries

    If making friends was surviving, I sure as hell wasn’t a survivor. When I first signed up for the camp, it was to get my parents off my back. “Do something with hockey, Sophie, you don’t want to fall behind.” The instant my parents didn’t believe in me was the second I thought I was up for the challenge. I was wrong. By the time summer rolled around, I forgot about the camp completely. When my parents told me to pack my bags because it was time for purgatory, I was terrified. Once upon a time, I…

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  • The Theme Of Love, Lust And Love In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Count Dracula travelling his way to London, England, turning young, beautiful women into vampires and allure them back to Transylvania in the now-existing Romania. The novel Dracula is written by Bram Stoker in 1897 during the Victorian era. The genre is Gothic fiction due to the combination of horror, lust and love. The novel presents several Gothic devices, which frame the literary work.…

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  • Gothic Elements In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Seward’s diary is told in the present time, which involves a scenic representation. The narrated time is parallel with the reading time. Lucy’s diaries vary more in their temporal presentations. She is writing her diary in the present time (“I feel so happy tonight”) , the present perfect (“I have been so miserably weak”) , future perfect (“I must have fallen asleep”)…

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  • Victorian Gender Roles In Dracula By Bram Stoker

    The attitude of the Victorian age and its gender roles is ingrained into Bram Stoker's Dracula. In the novel, it is transparent that men hold the authoritative position while women are expected to comply with their demands. Stroker often writes about both genders behaving either more feminine or masculine and the repercussions that follow. Today there's a lot of stress on both genders to look and act a certain way; but when Bram Stoker wrote Dracula there was much more stress on people to fit…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The Article 'Safe Sex: Romancing The Vampire'

    Mariam Abdo Professor Williams English 2 24 October 2016 Critical Rhetorical Analysis Essay Vampires are intriguing mythological figures that have evolved to suit societal trends, they were transformed from being bloodthirsty monsters to complex creature of modern times. In her article, “(Un)safe Sex: Romancing the Vampire,” Karen Backstein explains how there is a metamorphism of vampires; they went from being scary to dreamy. With her credible background of having a Ph.D. in cinematic…

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  • Vampire's Never Die Analysis

    In every decade and in every part of the world there has been a fascination about the Supernatural. In most cases regarding vampires, werewolves, and ghosts there was fear and horror connected to them whereas in today’s world that has changed. We are more than ever fascinated with the supernatural. There are so many different things that attract us to such movies, television shows, and books. Toro and Hogan describe in “Vampire’s never die” that in today’s world where one consumes so much,…

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  • The Secret Circle Series Analysis

    romance series of novel by LJ Smith. Lisa Jane Smith who writes professionally as LJ Smith is a world renowned author of young adult fiction. One of her best known series it The Vampire Diaries that went on to become a popular and highly successful TV series by the same name. Smith’s novels in the Night World and Vampire Diaries series have been award winning titles and several time New York bestsellers over the years. Prior to becoming a full time author, Smith was an elementary teacher until…

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  • Vampires In Dracula

    related to vampires, but it is true little things the vampires do help our humanity. It has created believer to keep believing in science fiction. By having the power of the underdog, it has created a new culture, fear, and monsters. Vampire literature has changed dramatically over the centuries. The old vampire is a blood-thirsty, emotionless monster, this is seen, for example in the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. The new vampire, the sympathetic vampire, is more open-ended. The vampire is…

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  • Dracula, By Bram Stoker's Influence On Popular Culture

    about it. There have been numerous books and movies published about it. The book itself was published on May 26, 1897. He has created a mythical person who some wish to be. Dracula has been made in many different movies. Even though there are other vampires, many of them will reference to Dracula by Bram Stoker. Some people have said that it has been one of his best books he has written! "He had received a letter from a Mr. de Ville of London,telling him to receive, if possible before sunrise so…

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  • Difference Between Vampires And Werewolves

    Two of the most famous are Vampires and Werewolves. In the stories told of them they are almost always natural enemies. Fighting to the death over who knows what. Money? Power? Kristen Stewart? They’re alike in a lot of ways, but also different. Werewolves were thought to have originated in Europe, but a lot of the original stories came from Native Americans. The origination of vampirism did however originate from Europe. People use to think that individuals were vampires because of the body’s…

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