Vampire Essays

  • Vampire And Vampire Similarities

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    From the award winning Twilight series to T.V shows such as Vampire Diaries, and True Blood, Vampires have become a nationwide phenomenon, but how do they compare to Bram Stokers Dracula? Dracula was written in 1897, it became very popular back then, and later became a renowned classic. Vampires nowadays are very differentially portrayed then vampires back then. There are a lot of differences but there are similarities such as how the presence of blood effects them. They have some of the same supernatural

  • Vampire Archetypes

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    A vampire is often a villain creature that portrays evil and is often used as the villain within a text. Vampires as archetype villains have evolved and indeed represent the context in which they are created. The vampire archetype has adapted to the time and context to suit the modern day audience to entertain the 21st century generation. Stoker created the unethical villain Dracula that embodied the appearance of the vampire archetype and religion of society in the late 19th century. The vampire

  • Vampire Myths

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    In a time, before time was measured, on an island that later, when time was measured, broke up to form the land masses (continents) that are known today; lived a very lonely vampire. Legend has been told of well - we can’t pronounce his name without the installation of an extra nostril in our ear canal - Bob, to his mates - of which he won’t have any for some time. Not because he is an entirely unpleasant being, more so that he is the only being in existence, another term that was not around when

  • Existence Of Vampires Essay

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    Vampires: The Truth about Their Existence and Survival in the Modern World The modern media industry vastly overuses the story of a mysterious, hooded figure attacking a helpless young woman, dramatically biting her neck as she cries into the night. Any regular media consumer cannot go to a bookstore or flip through the channels on a television without seeing a story similar to this. The story of a bloodsucking vampire has intrigued people from all over the world for centuries; however, what most

  • She-Vampires In Dracula

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    Moreover, the she-vampires can be seen as our Femme Fatale characters that are not controlled by male authority. Jonathan Harker is “only in the presence of theses she-vampires through an act of wilful defiance of the count’s instructions-it is a situation at least so for his own seeking and his response to events as they unfold demonstrates at least a tacit willingness on his part to participate.” Through this “wilful defiance” he deliberately refuses to recognise Dracula as his authority figure

  • Vampire Vs Dracula

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    Vampires! A common creature that commonly occurs throughout pop culture is the ever-changing vampire. Vampires are the blood sucking, night-dwelling creatures, that have been dominating pop culture as we know it for more than 100 years, with folklore on vampires dating back thousands of years. Due to cultural shifts, and the advancement of cinematography the vampire as we know it has changed tremendously. From Bela Lugosi as the legendary Dracula in 1931, all the way to Eddie Murphy as the not

  • The Vampire Diaries Sociology

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    Rebecca Williams talks about The Vampire Diaries, and how it was a series of novel and later turns into a teen horror television series. The debate on the similar genre of vampires movies explains how The Vampire Diaries has dominated and is most representative on contemporary vampire and supernatural. The author also shortly describes the role of the vampire and how it plays and associates to the current and evolving society. This is related to my claim in which the article can provide supportive

  • Vampire Legend Analysis

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    Forget Dracula and Transylvania, for the true origins of the vampire legends take a trip to the small Serbian town of Kisilova. It was there where a peasant named Petar Blagojevich was accused of becoming a vampire after his death in 1725. Nine of his fellow villagers were said to have fallen ill and died shortly afterwards, all of them claiming on their deathbeds that it was the doing of Petar. It is this setting that Vampire Legends: The True Story of Kisilova uses as a basis for its story and

  • Vampire Vs Gothic

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    The characters of the vampire and the zombie are considered two figures of disguised human in many popular fictions and both of them are considered big icons of gothic and horror fiction. For a better understanding of these two figures, we shall firstly analyze the prototypical characteristics of the genre where these characters usually appear. The Gothic was a literary and artistic response to modernity that emerged in the late 1700, at a time of political and intellectual ferment and that looked

  • Analysis Of The Vampire Diaries

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    good thing must come to an end, and one of them is the romantic/fantasy television series, The Vampire Diaries, that is based from the novel of the same name by L.J. Smith. TVD has been running since 2009 starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder. The story is about a human girl named Elena, who torn between two vampire brothers, Stefan and Damon Salvatore, including a newly-turned vampire friend Caroline and another friend who is a witch named Bonnie, with a wonderful mix of some werewolves

  • Vampires And Their Influence On Social Media

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    Vampires have appeared in so many novels, books, movies and TV shows. In recent years, the vampire trend has set off and has attracted a bigger audience. They were not always called as vampires because there were always other names, depending upon the folklore. However, that term grew into fame during the early 18th century. During that period, the superstition of vampires rapidly rose and many stories came about.( Silver & Ursini pp. 22-23) Vampires are mythical creatures of the night. They survive

  • Vampire Phenomenon Research Paper

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    Just as with the vampire, the modern werewolf is depicted as attractive, powerful, and romanticized part of fantasy thanks to film industry. In the past werewolves were seen the unseen dangers of the night that preyed on livestock, young children, men, and women as well as

  • Similarities Between Zombies And Vampires

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    When one compares two monsters such as a zombie and a vampire it is easy to see the differences between them. Zombies and vampires have more differences than they do similarities. With one being a walking corpse only seeking the consumption of flesh, and the other being a blood sucking un-dead creature with some human qualities. These monsters also represent specific fears that people have, and in return make the people of today so much more drawn to these movies. People like things they can relate

  • Dragomir In The Dhampir And A Vampire

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    Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess and a vampire. Her special gift is controlling the earth’s magic and uses compulsion to get what she wants. Rose Hathaway is Lissa’s best friend. Rose is a Dhampir and her blood is a strong mix of vampire and human blood. Rose is determined to keep Lissa safe from the Strigoi. The Strigoi are very viscious vampires and try to transform Moroi’s into their own kind. Lissa and Rose have escaped from St. Vladimir’s Academy in Montana for two years. One night

  • Mike Belmont: The History Of Vampires

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    “The History of Vampires” by Mike Belmont goes into depth about the history of vampires and their origins. Vampires are one of the oldest mythical creatures and stories of them can also be traced into many different cultures and areas of the world, but despite the well known stories of drinking blood and being immortal, not much else if know of how they came to be. Belmont believes the history of vampires can be found in the Scriptures of Delphi in “The Vampire Bible”. The first vampire was an Italian

  • Research Paper On Vampire

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    The term vampire is said to have entered into the English language around 1732 (Beresford, 2008). The word Upir, term translated to vampire, dates back to 1047 when the first written form was found in a letter to a Novgorodian prince (Vampirologist). According to Merriam-Webster, the term was derived possibly from the German Vampir. If you look up the definition of a vampire on Google, it would say a vampire is a corpse that leaves its grave at night to drink blood from the living by biting their

  • Dracula And The Vampire Literature

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    fact that tales or myths about vampires arose in the beginnings of the 1700’s, with literary works from authors such as Robert Southey, who is well known for being the first writer to ever mention Vampires in the English Literature with his poem “ Thalaba The Destroyer ”, till today the most significant and outstanding pieces of literature to mention vampires rose in the 1900’s. In 1897, the tale “ Dracula ” by Bram Stoker soon became known as the birth of the vampire literature and carried on to

  • Vampires In The Lemon Grove

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    talking about lemons? Vampires have problems in their marriage just like most humans do except that there is no “Until death do us part” in Karen Russel’s story “Vampires In The Lemon Grove”. Magreb and Clyde are vampires that are quenching their thirst together for eternity. Their choice of residence is in a Lemon Grove that satisfies their thirst with the lemons. Marriage is a commitment and the use of vampire characters allow a fresh take on what commitment means. The vampire couple have been around

  • An Analysis Of The Dichotomy In Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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    dichotomy in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: sinner or saint. Several characters are able to bridge this: Spike and Buffy being two of the notable examples, playing both roles throughout the series. However, the female vampires of the series consistently fall into the latter category of sinner, and not only that, but a sexually deviant or hyper sexualized sinner. There are no recurring female vampires in the show that do not become categorized in this extreme way. Willow is only a vampire in two different episodes

  • Informative Essay On Vampires Vs Reality

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    Vampires have been known as monster-like creatures that are half human and half bat, that suck human blood. They have made appearances in television, plays and novels too, we can all say we are quite familiar with these creatures. Here in Gotham City there have been reports saying there were “vampire sightings” and everyone is freaking out, even Batman! But there is nothing to fear about, because this article will give you the strident reality to vampires’ existence. The legends of vampires began