The Vampire Diaries

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  • Dramatic Elements Of Dracula Essay

    Furthermore, he creatively exploited tension of relationships to effectively portray the dramatic meaning through the utilisation of the relationships between Lucy and Jack; specifically when Lucy had been bitten by a vampire. Their interactions advanced the dramatic meaning as the audiences were confronted with the evil that had been placed in Lucy, and consequently, how Jack had to cope with it. Secondly, the relationship between Johnathon and Dracula at the commencement…

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  • Comparing The Wolf In Charles Perrault's The Little Red Cap

    Argument Both Charles Perrault’s short story ‘Little Red Riding Hood` and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s “The little Red Cap” are fairly tales about a wolf and a young girl. They seem to be one but have continuously changed over a period of time. This can be attributed to the modern adaptations of circumstances and readings. The story was published first by Charles Perrault. The story is of a little girl called Little Red Riding hood. The name originated from the red hooded cloak that she wore.…

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  • Stoker's Dracula And The Smell Of A Vampire

    her neck onto her nightgown. In the article Stoker’s DRACULA by Wayne Hensley, he discuses the omission of the overpowering odor from a vampire has been the reason why vampire narratives have survived. Hensley provides an example of how the smell of the vampire has been omitted or spoken about in a less irritating way to get the audience more interested in vampire narratives. Hensley presented a survey in his article where young American women were presented with various smells in a romantic…

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  • Lucy Westenra Life After Life Analysis

    immigrants do not seem care about the impending conflict over their stay, as they continue with life as if nothing has changed and even cause some of our own to defect and support the immigrants. This trait is indicative of the vampire as with a mere bite, the victims become vampires upon their deaths to and arise to serve Dracula in finding new prey. One of Dracula’s first victims that met this doomed fate was Lucy Westenra. Lucy’s unfortunate end was meant to be an especially terrible blow…

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  • Stoker's Use Of Gothic Elements In Gothic Literature

    The architecture becomes scarcer and decayed. When he mentions where he is headed, some passengers on the train are scared of him; other passengers worry for him. They give Johnathon a cross necklace to protect him. Dracula, or a rumor of a vampire, is obviously well known and the aurora the atmosphere creates sets the mood for the rest of the graphic…

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  • Trope In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    The use of supernatural trope is embedded throughout Stoker’s “Dracula” that all ties with the supernatural character, a vampire and the superstitions that surround them. The supernatural was something people in this era heavily believed and intrigued by, or like others, like Jonathan who did not believe in such things. Stoker writes“ But my very feelings changed to repulsion…

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  • Gothic Elements In Dracula

    ‘Dracula’ by Bram Stoker is an example of Gothic fiction. What characteristic features of Gothic fiction can you see in the novel? Does Stoker depart from any principles of Gothic fiction? How? Why? Discuss. Understood as a genre in literature and film, Gothic fiction combines elements of fiction, horror, death and romance to paint a bright picture of the quirks of the era. The everlasting popularity of Gothic fiction feeds on our desire to indulge in innocent but hearty chunks of terror. Bram…

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  • Sexuality In Victorian Literature

    In this essay, I will be exploring the changing presentation of sexuality within classic Victorian literature, exemplified with the use of a case study of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. I would argue that perhaps more than in any other literary period, any textual inclination towards sexuality deteriorated as the eighteenth century progressed, ‘desexualising’ it, or, at least confining it to the bedroom doors of married couples. Additionally, whilst essentialist…

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  • Feminism In Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is a love story set in the nineteenth-century with multiple different adaptations, but none like the latest adaptation that added something Pride and Prejudice has never seen before. Burr Steers putting a new twenty-first-century, action-packed and zombie thriller spin on Pride and Prejudice called Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The film grabs the most important aspects of Austen’s version and adapts them to a twenty-first-century style. Feminism is…

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  • The Elephant And The Blind Man

    Once upon a time there was a king who lived a secluded life in his castle with three of his most faithful servants. On one occasion a traveling man stopped by and told these wonderful stories about a majestic beast that his people called an elephant. The king listened intently and became extremely curious, wanting to learn more. All three of the king's loyal servants happened to be blind, but he trusted them more than others. Since the king was unable to get away from the castle himself, he…

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