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    infamous Wallachian ruler Vlad III Drăculea, they think of the famous literary monster of nightmares, Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula. Dracula, who has appeared in many media outlets from the big screen of Hollywood to the bright lights of Broadway, is thought by many to have been inspired by the Wallachian Voivode that is better known as Vlad the Impaler. There is, however, little evidence that backs this assumption. In fact, there is actually a lot of evidence that refutes the idea that Stoker drew his inspiration for the Count from Vlad the Impaler, including evidence from Count Dracula himself in Dracula. Vlad the Impaler is not Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula. Vlad III Drăculea, or Dracula in English, was the Voivode…

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    Dracula The Impaler Facts

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    "Our soldiers mixing with theirs entered the fortress and conquered the city which I set in fire". Facts,myths and legends about a long dead ruler come back to life by an Irish author named Bram Stoker in a new form but carries the same name Dracula a character placed in many good and bad films but many people in the United states don't know his real name but in Romania people know him as vlad the impaler. The terrifying legend of Vlad the impaler or more commonly known as Dracula. A man that…

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    Prince Vlad of Wallachia ,got his fame from being one of the most evil men in history. We all know him as dracula, they get this from “his father ivan the terrible and the nickname "Dracul" means either "devil" or "dragon". So "Draculea" means either "son of the devil" or "son of the dragon"(Gale...). Although he has had a hard life. What am I saying, I'm getting ahead of myself. “Prince Vlad was born 1431 in Sighisoara, Romania. Vlad was not very tall, but stocky and strong with a bull's…

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    A vast, haunting darkness filled the sky, storms looming. The streets of the Transylvanian town were filled with merchants and townsfolk bustling around, making any last purchases before the rain began to pour. Vlad III, or Dracula, his preferred title, was also among those in the streets. However, he was not shopping. Instead, he was inviting people to a feast that would be held at his house. He felt that his feasts were most enjoyable, and many of his guests would agree. In fact, most would…

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    Vampire legends ran rampant across the world in ancient times. They have been around for ages and were just as popular back then as they are now. Many different stories could have inspired Stoker for his well-known Dracula novel. But it is said that Vlad Tepes or more commonly known as Vlad the Impaler, is Stoker’s real inspiration. Vlad was a perfect fit for a protagonist, being that he was a master torturer. The story goes that Vlad would impale people by putting them upside down on a…

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    novel in 1890. Dracula, his most popular novel, became a best seller in his lifetime. Historical Influences: Stoker derived much of the content of his novel from the history of Eastern Europe. The fictional Dracula family came from a member of the fifteenth-century ruling family, called Draculea, of which Vlad the Impaler is the best known. Vlad’s father, Vlad II Dracul, was sworn into a fellowship of knights that defended Christendom against Ottomans and heretics. Vlad the Impaler followed…

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    Dracula Personality

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    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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    Dracula Comparison Essay

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    In his 1897 gothic novel, Dracula, Bram Stoker defined the modern form of the vampire. His character, Dracula remained popular through the ages, being one of the most popular adaptation source in history. Dracula has created an extraordinary vampire subculture, and an enormous amount of films have been made that feature Count Dracula as it’s main antagonist, or protagonist. However, most adaptations do not include the major characters from the novel, focusing only on the now traditional…

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    The Irish author Abraham ‘Bram’ Stoker wrote in 1897 the horror novel ‘Dracula’. From all accounts, that Stoker based his horror novel on Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, who was a malicious count resident in Transylvania, the now-existing Romania. Dracula is an epistolary novel that falls under the category ‘Gothic fiction’, which combines horror, death, love and lust. The word ‘Gothic’ refers to the pseudo-medieval buildings (Gothic architecture), in which many of the narratives are set. By…

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    “Provides support for Bulgarian Creative Writing and nourishing the friendship between Bulgarian, American, and British authors.” (Web Biography, Paragraph 5) Elizabeth Kostova wasn’t always a writer. She has also “worked as a writing teacher, landscaper, writing teacher at University of Michigan.” (Notable Biographies, Career) She’s been an author since 1995. Her writing began because of her father – he was actually the influence for many (if not all) of her works. “The mystery of The…

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