Dracula traps Jonathan Harker in his castle, but he finally escapes without the Count killing him. Dracula then sucks Lucys blood and turns her into a vampire. At this point everyone is against the bloodsucker. Since Lucy died, well turned into a vampire. Lucys friends have to stab her in the heart and cut off her head.
Dracula learns that the group are plotting against him and feeds Mina his own blood to control her. In the final fight, humanity wins over the creature as they can kill him and Mina’s mind from his “spell.” The premise
As people later find out Carmilla’s true identity as Mircalla and as a vampire, they are disgusted and they revolt against her. People open up her grave to destroy her because she is viewed as a monster in their society: “The body, therefore, in accordance with the ancient practice, was raised, and a sharp stake driven through the heart of the vampire, who uttered a piercing shriek at the moment, in all respects such as might escape from a living person in the last agony” (Le Fanu 96). The execution of Carmilla is stressed upon because it results in how it is thought that
Holmes kills a lot of people during the time of the fair and eventually people start to find out. He eventually leaves Chicago and hides until he is arrested for one of the crimes he did in Philadelphia. A detective investigates Holmes past, and finds out about all the people he had killed. I think Erik Larson set out to show the powerful legacy of both men in the book, Burnham and Holmes. Larson shows that Burnham left behind his energy and brilliance and his skills while making the fair, while Holmes left behind his darkness and cruelty.
The musicals Sweeney Todd directed by Tim Burton and Buffy the Vampire Slayer directed by Stephen Sondheim have many similarities and differences. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is about a girl named Buffy Summers who has to defeat the demon named sweet who causes people to break out in song and dance, this demon has also stolen Buffys younger sister Dawn Summers. Sweeney Todd is about a barber the gets punished for a crime that he did not commit, fifteen years later he makes his way back to London and changes his name to Sweeney Todd to get revenge on the judge that wrongfully convicted him. By comparing the settings, endings and choreography it is visible to the audience that these two musical pay tribute to their heritage however they have different
In the novel, Dracula, by Bram Stoker Jonathan Harker goes through a trecurous journey escaping the imprisonment of the demonic vampire Count Dracula. After his departure, Harker reuintes with his fianceé Mina Murray, leaving the Count to victimize more people. After awhile, a group of men affected by the Count's possessing join together to destroy him and suceed. Dracula is a great read due to Stokers use of imagery and symbolism. Imagery is used immensly throughout the novel.
The vampire woke up and started killing the faculty. Blade entered into the scene to kill off the vampire and stop him from further harming the humans. As he was fighting the vampire, the police officers burst in and aimed their guns at Blade. Blade slowly starts to turn around and the police officers immediately shoot at him, causing the vampire to escape (Blade).
As an underdog, no matter how hard life hits you, you will find your own motivation and keep going. You show life not only how hard you can hit it back, but that you can overcome anything. In chapter 1 of Allison Scott and George Goethals’ Heroes: What They Do and Why We Need Them, they explain why it is necessary to have a hero within a story. These writers state, “One reason is that the creators of fiction purposely construct characters who perfectly embody classic heroic stories or narratives.
Lucy, who was earlier described as innocent, and young, is as a vampire turned into a voluptuous figure, without any trace of innocence left. So by striking a stake into her heart and severing her head the return her to her state of innocence. That she turned curvaceous is a symbol for the want and desire to become a vampire, but unlike Renfield, this deals more with the sexual aspect of being a vampire. After this there is not much new symbolism, Dracula is found, chased back to London, and killed.
In chapters 21 - 24, Mr. Kirwin accuses Victor for the murder of Henry Clerval. Realizing that it was Henry’s corpse, Victor falls into seizure and becomes ill for awhile. Upon his recovery, Alphonse visits Victor until his court is over and receives a letter from Elizabeth. While reading the letter, they both decide to go home and plan a marriage for Victor and Elizabeth. As the wedding begins to take its toll, Victor is overthinking of the fact the monster will show up at the wedding.
Humans need connection with other humans. When people lose connection, they back away from everything. There are many ways for people to lose connection. People could be abused, bullied, lost and many more. If a person gets pushed away from human connection, they feel they don’t belong.
“There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life,no matter what location, age, gender or disability.”~ Sharron Angle As Simon once said in Simon Birch, I believe I have a destiny I know i wasn't born small without doing something great with my disability. He expressed that he knew he was meant to do something even if he didn't quite know what. In the Scarlet Ibis Doodle and his brother were determined to teach Doodle to walk, to fit in even though there was a great chance he couldn't, his big brother pushed him until he accomplished it.
In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, each character is symbolic and falls in line with the archetypes of celestial bodies. Focusing in on Jack, Piggy, and Simon, they can each be assigned a specific astrological symbol that matches their own personality. Jack matches with Mars, Piggy serves as Mercury, and Simon is representative of the Moon. Those that represent Mars are given the title of Warrior, and rightfully so. Jack is one of the most frustratingly defiant, rebellious, and independent characters throughout the entirety of the novel.
Murder or Mercy: Morality in the Human Brain “The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe.” - Michio Kaku When reading such stimulating novels such as Lord of the Flies, the psychological mysteries of the human mind are often the first thing you notice, be it the ability to justify killing another human being or just the need to build a society in order to maintain humanity. The psychological deterioration in both Golding’s fictitious novel, Lord of the Flies, and Zimbardo’s in depth psychological study, the Stanford Prison Experiment, are similar in the character archetypes that emerge in the stressful situation and the results of a particular ethical code gaining authority.