Count Dracul The Monsters Used In Horror Literature

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Vampires have been a common monster used in horror literature; dating back to the 18th century. These creatures have been able to make an identity for themselves within the genre. For years authors have been able to take the essence of the vampire’s identity and ability by turning it into something new. The reinvention allows for there to be a fresh new take on the vampire’s identity and ability. The original template for a vampire has been created through Bram Stokers, Dracula. In this story, Count Dracula has a strange and refined way of communicating and behave strangely towards the protagonist Jonathan Harker; he also displays a wide collection of supernatural abilities, such as strength, the ability to shapeshift and his thirst for blood. Many authors have used this template in order to create their own vampiric…show more content…
Although the vampires in Stoker and Meyer display the same amount of vampiric principle they also have a great deal of differences in how they appear to others and how they react to their appearances, in their behavior and actions and the fact that they do not seem to have the same amount of abilities as the other has. Firstly, Count Dracula and Edward Cullen appearances are drastically different from one another; the difference in appearance enlists different reactions from other characters within the story. Count Dracula, is seen as a pale, hairy man with fang like teeth. This soon becomes the traditional look of a vampire.“… The mouth, so far as I could see it under the heavy moustache, was fixed and rather cruel-looking, with peculiarly sharp white teeth; these protruded over the lips…For the rest, his ears were pale and at the tops extremely pointed…Hitherto I had noticed the backs of his hands as they lay on his knees in the firelight, and they seemed rather white and fine; but seeing them now close to me, I could not but notice that they were rather coarse broad,
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