Count Orlok Essays

  • German Expressionism: Film Analysis

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    real estate agent (Thomas Hutter) who is sent to Transylvania to visit a new client (Count Orlok) to convince him to move to Wisburg. Now this “client”is also rumored of bringing a plague to this quiet town. During Hutters travels it is revealed the connection between Thomas Hutter, and the Count's new found obsession with Hutter's wife, Ellen – who happens to be the only one with the power to end the evil Count Orlok (aka Nosferatu). It is pretty evident that this plot and storyline deals with various

  • Compare And Contrast Dracula And Nosferatu

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    happening. The story and the film also have the same setting as they are both set at the Count’s home. Another similarity is that Count Dracula and Count Orlok share the same clothing and appearance as they are tall, clad in black from head to foot. Even though in the Dracula extract is also says that Dracula carried an antique silver lamp but in the film Count Orlok is hunched

  • Samuel Johnson Rhetorical Analysis

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    Mothers have pushed their children to achieve greatness since the beginning of time. Such an example can be seen in a mother’s request to Samuel Johnson for an archbishop’s patronage for her son and the response of Samuel Johnson. In this letter, Samuel Johnson uses various rhetorical strategies to explain and justify to the mother that there is no reason for him to endorse her son and talk to the archbishop about patronage. In the beginning, Johnson explains the mistake that the mother made. He

  • Women In Fairy Tales

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    Fairy tales have been part of the collective work of different cultures for centuries. Their main functions were to dictate moral concepts such as good and evil, as well as ideal notions of beauty, femininity, and motherhood. Such tales often told the struggles of different women who were bound to fill out their designated roles in patriarchal societies and were thrashed against each other in order for the author to make a point. The typical representations of women in fairy tales as good or evil

  • The Woman Who Sold Grass Analysis

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    The Woman Who Sold Grass (Ghaaswali) In The Woman Who Sold Grass, Premchand represented the life of a chamar family that included Mahaveer, his wife, Mulia and his mother who lived outside of the village. Mulia was the protagonist of the story. She was a beautiful woman. Her beauty was the most discussed talk among people how such beautiful girl can be born into a chamar family. It narrates, “Who knows how this angel had descended into that home of Chamars!” (The Woman, Premchand, vol. 3, 512) Her

  • The Storm Setting Analysis Essay

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    The Storm Setting Analysis The storm took place in a petty town in Louisiana in the late nineteenth century. It was the time when that place began to grow dark and began to rain heavily. The setting of the story resolves mostly in Calixta’s house. Calixta was left alone at home as her husband and her son came to the grocery store to buy foods. Alcee’, her ex-boyfriend came and ask for the rain shelter after a long time of her marriage with Bibinot. The storm represents for a good time that

  • Examples Of Pathological Narcissism In The Great Gatsby

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    The Fallacies of American Idealism A significant work of modernism and surrealism, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald has received a myriad of literary criticisms and contrasting analyses. Illustrating the story of Jay Gatsby, Fitzgerald becomes a literary architect as he designs the complex characteristics withheld by this protagonist. Developing as the story moves forward, Gatsby’s demeanor and personality establish imperative roles as they portray the character’s pathological narcissism and

  • Essay About Friendship In The Kite Runner

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    The worst pain in the world is the betrayal of a friend. This can be said about two boys raised in Kabul. Despite coming from different social standings, portraying strikingly different characteristics, and leading contrasting lives, the novel, “The Kite Runner,” written by Khaled Hosseini describes how the relationship between Hassan and Amir still remained unbreakable. Friendship is a strong bond that can occur between seemingly similar individuals or people who contrast each others personalities

  • Symbolism In Cask Of Amontillado

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    How seriously do you take the reputation of your family name? If someone hurt that reputation, would you act in any possible way to fix it? In this story, we can see how far a man named Montresor goes to avenge his families stained name. The story is set in the 16th century at a carnival somewhere in Italy. Between two families, there was conflict because one family hurt another in a very bad way. Fortunato has wronged Montresor, but his ignorance leads him to think Montresor is his friend. Edgar

  • Theme Of Death In Anna Karenina

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    In the novel Anna Karenina, written by Leo Tolstoy, the main motif is death. The people that are most connected to the symbol of death are Anna and Levin and I personally believe that that the reason why that is, specifically Levin, is due to the fact that he talks to a philosopher about suicide and death, especially life after death. He was present during the death of his brother Nikolai, an event that makes death suddenly his biggest adversary, whereas before it was merely an unstoppable force

  • Romeo And Juliet Social Media Advantages And Disadvantages Of Women

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    Disadvantages of Women All around the world, women are being objectified through social media because they are being judged by their looks. This recurring issue begins when women post photos of themselves on social media and men take advantage by commenting how attractive the person is. Comments such as “hot” or even the heart eyed emojis automatically objectify women because they are judged upon their looks which pleases the male viewers. Simalrary this idea is present in William Shakespeare's

  • The Power Of Women In Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    No horror novel has achieved the notoriety of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Vampires today would not be so popular in horror if not for Stoker’s revamped version of the classic Eastern European bloodsucker. Having come at a time when xenophobic novels were extremely popular, Dracula has kept its relatability despite the test of time. Aside from its hold as a horror novel, Dracula endures because it serves as a reminder of how society works alongside authority figures and the powerless, and from its definition

  • Comparing Evadne And Arethusa In The Maid's Tragedy

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    In both plays, the females characters — Evadne and Arethusa — assume a more masculine role as warriors in the fight for love. However, in order to demonstrate that Evadne and Arethusa do act as warriors, a focused analysis on the feminization of their male lovers is first necessary because it leads to the circumstances that prompt Evadne and Arethusa to take action against the king. In the opening scene of The Maid’s Tragedy, the audience is informed of the awkward situation between Amintor, Aspatia

  • Eternal Love In Twilight

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    She also clarifies their intelligence: Vampires are smart. They possess the combined abilities of telepathy and telekinesis, communicating, reading thoughts and moving objects with the mind. According to Anne Rice‘s description of vampires, “A vampire of sufficient power or age may also unwillingly ‘hear’ the thoughts of all the humans within range of this power, leading to an old vampire saying: ‘If you do not learn to silence the voices, they will drive you mad.’” This blurring of psychological

  • Analysis Of Dracula By Bram Stoker

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    The book Dracula has turned out be one of the best horror novels of all time, and also one of the best horror movies, comics, T.V series, and one of the most frightening fictional creatures of all time.This great novel was written by the late great Bram Stoker. Bram Stoker was an english novelist in the late 19th and early 20th century. Bram Stoker was known for writing horror and gothic type of novels like The lady of the shroud, The Man, The lair of the white worm, and of course Dracula. Abraham

  • Female Characters In Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    Consequently, although the movie is based on the gothic novel, Coppola focuses the story on the quest for love and describes the Count as a romantic protagonist who tries to riunificate with his Elisabeta, in this case Mina, and with that fact the director calls for the sympathy of the audience. In addition, the Jonathan and Mina 's relationship is less passionate and threatened by Count 's attempts to seduce Mina. Eventually he succeeds and this causes one of the main differences between the novel and the

  • Bram Stoker's Place In Dracula

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    novel was written brought to life stories that have become immortal and are going to last for eternity. This seems to be the case of the 19th century author Bram Stoker, who, upon fact, legend and fiction brought to life his eponymous vampire: Count Dracula, a sinister and monstrous predator who thrived on the blood of living souls. Regarded by many as the defining work of Gothic fiction, Stoker’s fin-de-sìecle novel achieved a pervasive hold on Western

  • The Role Of Sexuality In Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    Killing the monster is obviously not as easy as killing humans. Luckily for the protagonists, Van Helsing seems well versed in vampire hunting. One of the ways he uses to rid England of vampires is through religion. This is also how one is able to purify the abject: Abjection appears as a rite of defilement and pollution in the paganism that accompanies societies with a dominant or surviving matrilinear character. It takes on the form of the exclusion of a substance (nutritive or linked to sexuality)

  • Postcolonization In Bram Stoker's The Besieged City

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    hardly a foot of soil in all this region that has not been enriched by the blood of men, patriots or invaders" (Arata 628; Stoker 27) and then asks Jonathan: "Is it a wonder we were a conquering race?" (Arata 628; Stoker 34). Arata illustrates how the Count 's invasion of the empire foreshadows its decline by quoting Jonathan 's prediction that "[t]his was the being he [Jonathan] was helping to transfer to London, where, perhaps, for centuries to come he might, amongst its teeming millions, satiate his

  • Imperialism In Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    begins with a business trip of a young English lawyer Jonathan Harker, who is traveling to Transylvania to meet with Count Dracula. The Count wishes to purchase a real-estate in London and Harker is hired to help him. On the journey to his destination Harker encounters many unusual people and settings but continues his journey regardless, unaware that his trip is a set-up for Count Dracula’s