Dracula And Dracula

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Imagine a movie is being shown of a person who is casually minding their own business while taking a stroll through the woods somewhere. Suddenly, there is eerie and suspenseful music playing in the back of the character’s mind and they think, “What in the world is that?” They think A. It must be a song they heard a long time ago, B. Some cute and fuzzy cartoon characters are about to come out and start singing, or C. They’re about to run into a scary monster or murder. Odds are, if the watcher know how suspenseful movies and novels go, they would probably pick C. People are able to pick out certain aspects of a novel or movie and know that something bad is about to happen. Same as in the movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, originally written by Seth Grahame-Smith, and then produced into a movie by Burr Steers. Vampires and zombies, such as in these novels and movies, would make someone scared, mostly because of how strange and different they are from us, also known as “The Other.” The ideas of suspense, monstrous or scary beings, and “The Other” shown throughout Pride and Prejudice and Zombies were all influenced by the classic novel Dracula, written by Bram Stoker.
The idea of suspense is represented differently depending on what the movie or novel is about. Movies that have characters that are considered to be fictional would more likely have stronger suspense than a movie that has characters that were living in real times. An article relating to the movie Pride and
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