Elizabeth Bathory, a wealthy and powerful noblewoman, was born on August 7th, 1560, in Transylvania, Hungary. Nicknamed “The Blood Countess”, Elizabeth allegedly (as supposedly documented in her diary found in the Csejthe Castle) slaughtered six hundred and twelve to six hundred and fifty women--servants, peasants, and maidens alike, to which she notoriously bathed in their blood believing it aided in maintaining her youthful, milky white complexion. Even if one were to take only a tenth of the number she was confirmed and perhaps even rumored to have killed--which would make it around sixty--this number would still record her as the world’s most prolific female serial killer. Childhood: Elizabeth Bathory was born into extreme wealth and a lavish lifestyle. Nevertheless, the Bathory family was one of the oldest and most powerful in Transylvania, a clan in Central Europe that dominated majority of Hungary.
We have had many notable people throughout history. Among them are queens and kings, who have had to deal with many hardships. If one person came back to talk to me, I would like to meet is Mary Stuart. She is also known as Mary I of Scotland or Queen Mary of Scots.
Many years ago, things like witch craft and other supernatural events and stories were told all around. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The House of the Seven Gables, the house was built in the 17th century seeming to be haunted due to deaths taken place within the house. Newly moved in, Phoebe, has many effects on the house, the people, and the house's effect on Phoebe. I will explain in this essay. Phoebe's effect on the house is very positive.
Deanna Chase is an American writer born in California that writes in the New Adult Fiction, Urban Fantasy, and Paranormal Romance genres. A native of California, Deanna who cites traveling as one of her favorite pastimes spent five years traveling the United States in an RV with her husband before settling in a small cottage in a small town near New Orleans. Six months into their residency in their little cottage, Deanna started writing her first novel Bourbon Street inspired by her conviction that her 1907 house was haunted. She would often hear heavy footsteps on the rooms in the house though the ghosts appeared harmless. In a touch of humor, she asserts that the ghost would do nothing more than make some weird noises and maybe smoke a few cigarettes.
When the colonies were being established in the United States, there were struggles between white colonists and the Native Americans already living there. Mary Musgrove helped this improve this situation when Georgia was being founded in the seventeenth century. Her blended background gave her skills that helped her bridge both groups. Born in 1700 in South Carolina, Mary Musgrove 's original name was Cousaponakeesa. Her father was white and worked as a trader.
Mary Margaret Penrose - Professor of Law Texas A&M An accomplished Title IX and civil rights attorney, Mary Margaret (Meg) Penrose holds a juris doctor from Pepperdine University, where she served as a managing editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and a volunteer attorney with the Homeless Advocacy Project. She subsequently earned a master of laws with a concentration in international human rights from the University of Notre Dame. While practicing law throughout the 1990s, Mary Margaret Penrose provided pro bono representation in a range of Title IX issues and school disciplinary proceedings.
The story begins with an unnamed narrator recalling the story of a real incident that his grandfather told him. In the dense and remote forests of Cincinnati, in1830, there lived a man named Murlock, who appeared much older than he actually was. This text explores the supernatural aspect of the man’s house and the mystery surrounding his wife’s death, who died many years before he did. The narrator visits the much talked about cabin only to run out of the place with fear. The fact that not many people knew about his wife and her death, and the fear of spirits haunting his cabin, sparks an interest in the mind of the narrator.
Brittany Cavallaro states, “We’ve always been harder on girl geniuses than their counterparts, especially when that genius isn’t neat and tidy, polite and professional... This is where I began building the character of Charlotte Holmes.” I believe that this statement is very true. In the book A Study in Charlotte, Charlotte Holmes is the girl genius and has to prove herself to society. Although Charlotte’s overtaking intelligence is her main quality in the book, she has many other redeeming qualities that make her the confident and smart person she is.
When defining the southern gothic genre, it 's the genre that is fixated on the grotesque and about the tension between the realistic and the supernatural. Some of the characteristics include alienation, decayed settings, and more. There are more elements that display this genre, and it 's all shown in the story, A Good Man is Hard to Find. Within this story, it covers many of the characteristics that we see in southern gothic stories. In A Good Man is Hard to Find, we are introduced to one of the first main characteristic of a southern gothic story; a decayed setting.
From the moment I began my search for the right college, Samford University has always been a top prospect. Many things about Samford stand out to me including the Christian aspect, great academics, and outstanding athletics. Therefore, I believe that Samford would be a great university for me and I would be a great student for the university. One aspect that I love about Samford University is the Christian perspective and atmosphere. I have grown up in a Christian family, attended church my entire life, and was saved at the age of seven.