Essays Tagged: "Transylvania"

Elie Wiesel's "Night"

the town of Signet where Elie Wiesel, the author ,was born . He lived his child hood in the Signet, Transylvania . He had three sisters Hilda, Bea, and Tzipora. His father was an honored member of the ...

(9 pages) 180 0 2.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dracula Summary.

The setting of the story begins in 19th century Europe, in the eeriecountry of Transylvania. A solicitor from England named Jonathan Harker issent by a business man to meet with a ... an to meet with an old Count named Dracula at hiscastle located far from civilization. Residents of Transylvania who becomeaware of his destination begin crossing themselves and giving him garlicand b ... nd was verysuspenseful. The author used his historical knowledge of Europe,particularly Hungary and Transylvania, very well in conveying a certainidea in the book. For example, Count Dracula was descr ...

(3 pages) 55 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Vlad the Impaler: The REAL Dracula

he Romanian Country had the Black Sea in the East, the Ottoman Empire in the South and Moldavia and Transylvania in the North. Between 1389-1402 the ruler of the Ottoman Empire was Sultane Baiazid (ni ... igismund of Luxemburg in order to gain the throne of the Romanian Country and he spends a period in Transylvania, being the protege of the great emperor. Now he gets married with one of the daughters ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lady Bathory. Lots of research on the vampire countess

his own transition to a vampire, marked with a pale complexion and trouble eating food.Countess of Transylvania, vampire: Born 1560/61; died, August 21, 1614.In order to improve her complexion and al ... d deep in the Carpathian mountains of what is now central Romania, but which then was known only as Transylvania. Located near no exciting urban center, the castle was surrounded by a village of simpl ...

(10 pages) 39 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Night

Eliezer, Eli, narrates Night. He is a Jewish teenager who lives in Hungarian Transylvania. He studies the Torah and Cabbala but his studies are cut off when his teacher, Moshe t ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John smith

army and fought against the Turks. There he earned the title of Captain.In 1602, while fighting in Transylvania, Smith was wounded and captured. He was then sold as a slave. After killing one of his ... tured. He was then sold as a slave. After killing one of his owners, Smith escaped and fled back to Transylvania. He was released from his service and got a large reward. Smith returned to England in ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Considering one or two passages, discuss ways in which Stoker's description of settings contributes to the effectiveness in "Dracula".

nd thus, perception and interpretation are key elements of the novel. Stoker uses multiple settings-Transylvania, London, and Whitby- to great effect. The vivid descriptions of settings throughout are ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dracula

Count Dracula (by Bram Stocker) Summary: This story began with a came of Jonathan Harker to Transylvania to the castle of count Dracula who hire him to buy a house in England, so Jonathan came ... o became a vampire Jonathan has to kill Dracula.So Jonathan, Mina Jack and professor took a ship to Transylvania to kill Dracula.When they came to Dracula's castle they found Dracula and killed him, a ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dracula

the Gothic world. The novel starts out as a young English lawyer named Jonathan Harker traveling to Transylvania to get to Castle Dracula. He was sent to Castle Dracula to conclude a real estate trans ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Night

oncentration camps where the Jewish people were held and most killed. He was taken from his home in Transylvania when he was a teenager to Auschwitz and later on he would end up in Buchenwald. The sto ... elt and what they lost and how much they suffered.The setting of the story was first in his home at Transylvania where he lived life as a teenager with no worries. His family had an important position ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Night": Elie Wiesel

3;: Elie Wiesel "Night,"� by Elie Wiesel, is a personal account of a teenage Jewish boy from Transylvania whose life was forever altered by his traumatizing experience of living through Nazi co ... t shows admirable spirit at the same time.Elie Wiesel's story begins in the small town of Sighet in Transylvania towards the end of 1941. Elie was twelve years old at the time. He was a very serious s ...

(3 pages) 879 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dracula-play review

nd changes were quick and effectively done.Dracula takes place in the year 1897. The play occurs in Transylvania and England. The play begins with a lawyer named Jonathan Harker, visiting Count Dracul ... and England. The play begins with a lawyer named Jonathan Harker, visiting Count Draculas castle in Transylvania to finalize the count's purchase of an English estate. Soon, however the lawyer finds h ...

(3 pages) 2209 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The vampire genre (v.s)

ge mental asylum at Purfleet in Essex. It begins with Harker's journey to Count Dracula's castle in Transylvania in connection with the Count's purchase of an estate adjoining Dr Seward's asylum. Afte ... rom the insidious advances of Dracula. Van Helsing and the others chase Dracula all the way back to Transylvania where after a thrilling chase, the Count is beheaded and stabbed through the heart and ...

(10 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The vampire genre by v sthe va

ge mental asylum at Purfleet in Essex. It begins with Harker's journey to Count Dracula's castle in Transylvania in connection with the Count's purchase of an estate adjoining Dr Seward's asylum. Afte ... rom the insidious advances of Dracula. Van Helsing and the others chase Dracula all the way back to Transylvania where after a thrilling chase, the Count is beheaded and stabbed through the heart and ...

(10 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dracula

of journal entries, diary entries, letters, and excerpts from newspapers. Count Dracula is a Transylvanian nobleman who, on the eve of St. George's Day, transforms into a satanic monster with a ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Literature In Dracula

romance novel Dracula, illustrates horrific actions of a count, and disturbing events that occur in Transylvania. Many literary techniques are used to emphasize Stoker's works. Literary devices such a ... n (179).The "dark and silent" shadows filled with "mystery" show the unknown gloom hanging over the Transylvanian town. Terms like "grim", "fate" and "death" is used to establish fear, and to create a ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Queen of Blood                  She is known as the

oble woman in 1560 to George and Anna Bathory.Her family was considered one of the most powerful in Transylvania. She had the typical childhood of a noblewoman and was engaged to nobleman, Ferencz Nad ...

(4 pages) 501 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Accident

ner city. It was written in 1962. Elie Wiesel, the author of this book, was born in 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania. The story opens in Times Square in the heat of July and continues through the city. Wh ...

(1 pages) 537 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Transylvanian Supersitions by Emily Gerard

In "Transylvanian Superstitions," Emily Gerard gives a brief yet in-depth description about a number of ... es and mythological characters. She explains to the reader that there are three main reasons behind Transylvanian Superstitions.The first source originates from the land of Transylvania, filled with m ... or crevasse has its own story behind it. A great deal of superstitions and stories were carried to Transylvania by the Saxons. These Saxon myths were then developed into even deeper stories by the Tr ...

(1 pages) 2003 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Dracula - Analysis.

r to juxtapose the rational world of the of English Victorian reader with the supernatural world of Transylvania. Throughout the novel Stoker indulges the reader with dramatic irony, the reader knows ...

(4 pages) 25 1 4.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature