Essays Tagged: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

A comparison of Buffy and Dracula.

As a feminist text, Buffy is an abject failure. Bram Stoker is much more successful in empowering his female characters. ... s this statement in reference to the feministic features (or lack thereof) of the television serial Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, and Bram Stokers Dracula.In analyzing Buffy there isn't much evidence to ... an adequate feminist text. There are many reasons for this, the most significant of these would be Buffys' supernatural ability as opposed to normal abilities, and the male- orientated society which ...

(8 pages) 79 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Spectatorship and Gender.

o the article. There is also the notion of social interaction between the teenagers. The premise of Buffy is that, at all time throughout history, a single, young woman designated as the slayer has th ... th in Sunnydale, California, resulting in an extraordinary number of demons for the current slayer, Buffy Summers, to conquer. What makes Buffy so different from many current television offerings is t ...

(5 pages) 52 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Buffy the vampire slayer and soaps.

they appeal to their audiences in different ways. One such television programme is the hybrid text 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' which falls in the teen drama and horror genres. 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer ... racters within the narrative to make it more interesting to its target audience. The lead character Buffy Summers is an active female character rather than the traditional passive female who is helple ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Femininity and Buffy: The Vampire Slayer.

The specific slant found within the program formula for "Buffy the VampireSlayer" (BTVS) is unique in both film and television: the lead character is afemale ... s cadre of carefully chosen writersdeal with feminist issues vis-à-vis character development.Buffy has another side, however - she is a good girl (more or less) who minds hermother (unless a ho ... house rule conflicts with her slaying duties) and keeps heramazingly frilly and feminine room neat. Buffy misses her father, to the extentthat a rejection by her father was manifested as her worst nig ...

(8 pages) 78 0 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Critical Analysis of Don't Knock Harry

ctuality that television itself happens to be uncensored. Many movies and television series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Charmed and Sabrina the Teenage Witch that are seen on television s ...

(4 pages) 27 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of the Elements of Horror in "Hush"

Buffy Summers is a fictional character in the U.S. TV series "Buffy The Vampire Slayer". She is "The ... mpire Slayer". She is "The Chosen One". Buffy lives in a small town in the U.S.A. called Sunnydale. Buffy shares a dormitory with her best friend, Willow, who is a witch. Giles is Buffy's 'watcher'. H ... en she first became the Slayer, and now guides her when she has decisions to make. Xander is one of Buffy's friends, he is really quite a comical character because he is quick witted and sarcastic. Hi ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Guilty Pleasures" by Laurell K. Hamilton as Compared to the Buffy the Vampire Slayer tv show. Includes synopsis of the book.

"Guilty Pleasures" by Laurell K. Hamilton as compared toBuffy the Vampire Slayer Anita Blake in an animator. She raises the dead, and occasionally pu ... puts Phillip back to rest. The Anita Blake books are very much like a darker version of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. Everything from the heroines and the contrast in the general tones ... he book and the series reflect this. There are a lot of similarities between "Guilty Pleasures" and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the most obvious being the main characters.Anita Blake and Buffy Summers a ...

(11 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Grudge, give a review of 2004 film.

en (Sarah Michelle Gellar, who's already battled her share of supernatural creepy-crawlies in TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and the "Scooby-Doo" franchise) is an American exchange student studying s ...

(1 pages) 33 0 2.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


If Buffy the Vampire Slayer represents the lighter side of high school as a macabre experience, here's ...

(1 pages) 19 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Buffy and its Gothic Elements

show much, but can affect us mentally. So Terror is generally mental, and Horror is more physical. Buffy uses both Terror and Horror, the show uses horror as its basic mode because it's based on the ... it still continues to appeal because it reflects on reality. For example, in the end of Season 2 of Buffy. After Angel experienced his brief moment of happiness with Buffy in the episode "Innocence", ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

'Buffy Bites Back'

Compares one episode of the series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and Bram Stokers gothic novel 'Dracula'. Written in NEWSPAPER FORMAT. Buf ... tes Back Recently, many television reviews and critics have been reporting that the hit TV-series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' is nothing more than "... a cheap teenage soapie." Other reports have said ... re is absolutely no educational value within the "corny script work and horrendous acting." But pro-Buffy experts refute by insisting that there is a lot more to the series than meets the eye. Joss W ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


More recently, the vampire novels by Anne Rice have become best sellers.2 Television shows such as "Buffy: The Vampire Slayer" and movies with vampire themes are increasingly popular. However the popu ...

(6 pages) 22 0 3.8 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Hush, Buffy the Vampire slayer

imits the actual communication of the film are proven though the lack of communication in the show. Buffy and her crush are able to kill the gentlemen without communication which means it is not neces ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis