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  • The Notable Vampire is John William Polidori´s Vampire

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    One of the most notable nineteenth century literary vampires is John William Polidori‘s vampire. Lord Ruthven– the man of mysterious past and one of the most charismatic and interesting nineteenth century vampires- is a Gothic villain that has been used by his creator (Polidori) as a social metaphor. How is that? It is worthy of note, as Christopher Frayling claims, that John William Polidori was the foremost nineteenth century authors whose penchant to blend together components of vampirism into

  • The Vampire Tale as a Sub-genre of the Gothic Essay examples

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    The Vampire tale As a Sub-Genre of The Gothic Here I will expound upon how the vampire tale is undoubtedly a sub-genre of the Gothic Genre. I will also attempt to tackle the tricky question of whether the vampire tale falls within the subsection of the terror gothic or the horror gothic. In order to emphasize my points and observations I will refer to two scenes in the short story appropriately titled The Vampire, by John Polidori. In the Vampire several elements

  • Summary Of The NovelThe Coldest Girl In Coldtown?

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    “Normal, normal keep acting like everything's normal. I’m climbing a wall as if I’m the lamest superhero in the world and you are dying and everything is normal.” “The Coldest Girl in Coldtown” is about a girl named Tana she was in a very tragic Situation that left everyone dead except her and 2 others. She saves her ex boyfriend Aidan who turned Cold and a vampire named Graviel who was a secret. Soon after the Tragic Situation she goes to a Coldtown because she too might be infected and does not

  • Vampires vs Werewolves

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    Lauren Gallatin Pro.J.Kinder ENC1101 3/23/13 Creatures of the Night There are two creatures or “monsters” that are known to lurk in the shadows; Vampires and werewolves. Over centuries there has been a huge debate as to which one is superior. Vampires and werewolves have always fought each other from the beginning as born enemies. Some say the werewolves are superior because they are stronger and others say the vampires are superior because they are smarter. It comes down to brawn versus brains

  • Research Paper On Coldhearted Vamps

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    Coldhearted Vamps Are So Last Century Vampires are mythological creatures that have been around for centuries. A vampire is more than just a creature that is afraid of sunlight and sucks the blood of humans. According to famous directors Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan “Why Vampires Never Die”, vampires have shifted from being scary, cold hearted bloodsuckers. Vampires now a days have given up more than just their traditional black cape. Their atrocious nature has been taken down a few notches

  • Examples Of Gothic Elements In 'How To Read Literature Like A Professor'

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    The gothic elements presented in the novel constitute the idea that the novel could be about vampires. The embedded idea of the supernatural in her novel aids her in displaying her message regarding how love never stops. The vampire motif begins when Catherine becomes ill. In How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Foster) it is evident that diseases and sicknesses are an efficacious literary tool in a novel. According to Foster, one of the factors that constitute a “prime literary disease” is that

  • Death In Celtic Folklore

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    In Celtic folklore there is one common figure that is portrayed as Death. In Ireland the creature was known as the Dullahan. It is considered to be a type of unseelie (bad) fairy. Dullahan are headless beings, although the Dullahan has no head on its shoulders, it carries its head with it. Either on the saddle-brow of his horse or upraised in his right hand. The flesh of the head is said to have the color and consistency of “moldy cheese”. The head’s eyes are black, and constantly dart around; a

  • The Hunt By Andrew Fukuda

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    The Hunt People are different in many ways, they may have small figures, be tall, get tired, sweat when it’s hot, and eat normal foods. In the book, The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda, normal does not exist, well not exactly. This book is a fiction book taking place in a simple town. Gene is the only human to be alive from the vampires taking over the world. No one knows how it started and no one knew how to end it. Gene’s Father was bitten 7 years ago and his mother and sibling were killed many years before

  • Jefferson Davis : The Civil War

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    The date was June 28th, 1861. On this day, Jefferson Davis Tant was born to William and Mattie Tant of Paulding County, Georgia (Tant 16-17). His namesake was derived from the Confederate president who had presided over one of America’s bloodiest conflicts: the Civil War (17). Merely two months and sixteen days before, this war had officially begun. Shortly thereafter, Tant’s father, William, heeded the call of the Confederacy and left his family behind to fight against the Union armies (17-18).

  • Similarities Between Samurai And Knights

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    In about 1000 to 1600 CE in history two warriors were made with a different name and in two different countries. “More than a thousand years ago, a class of professional warriors arose, who swore oaths of loyalty to noble lords and fought to the death to defend them in battle” (Overview). The two warriors were samurai and knights. Samurais were fighting for Japan in the class of military retainers of the daiyomes while across the seas the knights were fighting on horseback in Europe. To keep order

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