The Vampire Diaries

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  • Summary Of Paul Barber's Vampires, Burial, And Death

    In Paul Barber’s Vampires, Burial, and Death, he discusses the very early sightings or cases of vampirism, like Andre Paole and Peter Pologojowitz, and, we,as readers get a sense of the core features that make a vampire so interesting. Characteristics such as reanimation, state after death, epidemics and prevention, as described many testimonials, including the two in Barber’s book, are the most fascinating to me. The idea of death epidemics that surrounds the town in each vampire sighting is…

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  • Dracula Personality

    Every one knows the tail of the legendary Dracula. The first and the greatest vampire that every existed in the world of fantasy or the real world who really knows. But one thing we do know is that the legend of Dracula has lived on throucth the agege and with every generation that passes by we all add or reinvent the legendary tail of vampires. For ensample the story of the original vampire Dracula originated. In Romania, because of a young warlord who came to power named Vlad Tepes- vald…

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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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  • The Turin Horse Film Analysis

    00000 In 2011, Bella Torr and Agnes Hranitzky were directed a Hungarian philosophical drama film The Turin Horse, starring Janos Derrzsi as Ohisdorfer(stableman),Enika Brok as Ohisdorfer’s daughter(stableman’s daughter), Mihlay Kormas as Bemhard(drunken man) and Ricsi as the horse. The film was written by Torr and Laszlo Krasznahorkai. Title of the film makes describe to a notorious event in the life of Fredrich Nirtzsche. In 1889, during travelling in Turin; Fredrich Nirtzsche witnessed the…

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  • Nosferatu Analysis

    Shadow of the Vampire portrays the adaptation of Nosferatu especially the intentions dedication of the director, Murnau. Murnau requires acting methods that are extreme and sometimes deadly in order to achieve an immortal film, one that will be remembered and live forever. The physical film and camera are symbols of immortality that will kill the characters, like a vampire. The beginning of the film, Shadow of the Vampire, is the portrayal of the creation of the famous horror movie, Nosferatu,…

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  • Similarities Between Science Fiction And Modern Horror Films

    What are distinguishing factors between science fiction and horror they seem so different, yet share so many similarities. Science fiction obeys the natural laws of the universe, but horror creates its own set of supernatural laws. The horror genre creates terror while the Sci-Fi genre creates a sense of wonder. But both genres are so much alike and are separated by their own periods of time. The film industry uses these periods of time to create different classics for each genre. There is a…

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  • Sex, Lust, And Evil In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    he gives an example of how two women try to live a life of purity in a world of lust and sexuality. He takes the wisdom of the “scientific, sceptical, mater-of-fact nineteenth century” (216) man and puts it to trial with the immortal power of a vampire. In a curious style of writing, the journals of several characters are combined to describe this gothic horror story. Using the era’s rules and beliefs on how different genders should act, Stoker creates Count Dracula as an exact opposite…

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  • Vamp Willows Character Analysis

    In considering those with a certain innocence and pureness, Willow from “Welcome to the Hellmouth” comes to the forefront. Thanks to Buffy, she escapes the fate of being turned into a vampire or killed in those first episodes. So, when the audience first sees Vamp Willow in “The Wish,” the character is based off the young Willow from the first two episodes. She is not the experienced Willow from the episode before and the transformation is startling. Carter argues that Willow is “a modern…

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  • Analysis Of Now I Lay Me By Ernest Hemingway

    The word "iceberg" is most likely a Dutch term "ijsberg," which translates to ice mountain; only one-eighth of the mass can be seen above the surface of the water ("Iceberg Facts"). Iceberg also refers to a theory/style of writing in which the vast majority of the story is not read in black in white but inferred and hidden throughout the writing. Ernest Hemingway was famous for the style, and it can be seen throughout, “Now I Lay Me” a short story about a religious man during The Great War who…

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  • Jonathan Harker's Description Of Dracula

    Dracula: From Simple Monster to Global Threat Bram Stoker’s Dracula explains the story of a vampire living in Transylvania attacking Westerners both physically and psychologically. This novel is written under different formats (in telegraphs, journal entries, and plain narrative entries). The protagonists describe their time with the Dracula, and their experiences with him. The reader first perceives Dracula as a simple monster attacking young innocent women. However, later on in the story,…

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