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  • Vampires vs Zombies

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    Vampires and Zombies Vampires and Zombies are common in today’s modern world through the use of the media. In this essay, I will be talking about how each of these beings say something about society, how vampires have been portrayed across time and how zombies have been portrayed. By doing this, I will use two references from TV shows. The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series, which is based on the comic book series of the same name. It tells the story of a small group

  • Compare And Contrast Vampires And Zombies

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    Vampires V. Zombies When people combine their fears and imaginations, they end up with some fascinating, yet horrifying, creatures. Killers of the night, such as vampires, or the extinction of the human race, usually due to a zombie outbreak. Vampires and zombies are both fictional beings who have made their way into society through years of storytelling, novels, and media. However, what sets them apart from each other? While they are both products of our eerie imagination, which one’s existence

  • Vampire Existence

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    Vampire existence Almost each nation has legends about vampires that rummage people at night and drink their blood. In these legends, vampires are brutal, heartless, half-decayed creatures. For example, Slavic mythology has a belief that a vampire won’t get out of grave if you throw some corn inside. The vampire will count corns all night long. But the image of a vampire has changed. Today it is an mysterious sexy superstar that kept its peculiar traits: love of blood, hate for garlic, and fear

  • Aliens : Aliens And Zombies

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    Aliens vs. Zombies Stories, books, and movies about aliens and zombies have been around for quite some time. However, many alien movies are misleading in saying that humans could ever defeat such an advanced species. Aliens are more of a threat to the human race than zombies. That is to say, the more likely of the two to wipe out humans would be aliens. This can be clearly seen when comparing the weaknesses, intelligence levels, and strategies of attack of the each of the monsters. It is important

  • Monsters and The Moral Imagination by Stephen Asma

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    Throughout history we see monsters taking many different shapes and sizes. Whether it be a ghoul in the midst of a cold nightly stroll or a mass genocide, monsters are lurking everywhere and our perception of what monsters truly are, is enhancing their growth as a force with which to be reckoned. Fear of the unknown is seen throughout time, but as humans progress we are finding that things we once were afraid of we are less frightening than they once were. Monsters can evoke fear in their targeted

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Horror Genre Essay

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Horror Genre Typically the Horror or more specifically Vampire genre will have the theme good vs. evil where the hero represents good and the villain represents evil. This is consistent in Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Buffy is the hero and the evil vampires she slays (in this episode Glory/Ben) represent evil. There is also a cliché within this genre where good is always triumphant over evil. Buffy in this episode conforms to this cliché

  • Analysis Of ' Dracul Old Vampire / Nobleman From Transylvania

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    Characters: Count Dracula: Old vampire/Nobleman from Transylvania, lives in the Carpathian Mountains, evil, can transform into a bat and is very strong, powerless during the day or when he’s not welcomed in someone’s house, cannot cross water = needs to be on some other transportation like a boat Jonathan Harker: A solicitor that is sent to the castle oversee the plans of Dracula’s purchase of an estate in London, naive and young, trapped inside Dracula’s castle, wants to escape and tries to, brave

  • Gothic Elements In Dracula

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    Although Bram Stoker, an Irish author from the mid- to late-19th century, wrote his novel in 1897, his infamous main character has made a lasting impression on literature. Dracula was the first significant vampire in literature and has served as a template for all the vampires who have come after him. PLOT Jonathan Harker goes to Transylvania to help Count Dracula buy an estate in England. While he is at the castle a lot of strange things happen. His fiancée Mina and her friend Lucy

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydes, The Horror Genre Essay

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    criminal actions of Edward Hyde such as violence, murder and sex. Quite a few of these criminal acts took place at midnight this is rather like in the novel ‘The Tell Tale Heart’ by Edgar Allan Poe. There are also many references to dark vs. light and good vs. evil this is used as a metaphor for the fight between Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Stevenson uses pathetic fallacy to create an atmosphere ideal for that of a horror story. Throughout most of the novel the weather is described as foggy, ‘face

  • Villains in Hollywood Films Essay

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    villainous characters spreading their wings onto the big screen, making the darker side more appealing for audiences. Everybody has gone villain this year, from Tom Cruise to Halle Berry, from the not- so-friendly extra terrestrials in Alien Vs Predator to Spiderman's sworn enemy Dr Octopus, played by Alfred Molina. The origin of villains Villains have been around since evil has walked the earth. People have been creating villains ever