The Vampire Lestat

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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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  • 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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