Essays Tagged: "Vampire"

Silence vs sound the paper is about the two movies made from the book dracula by bram stoker one was made in sound and the other was not

Sound vs. SilenceBy:If you enjoy watching vampire movies like me you might want to see the movies Dracula and Nosferatu. Made in different tim ... k without sound. This would explain the removal of the professor's explanation of the phenomenon of vampires in favor for an explanation given by a book, which is easily converted to a text caption.In ...

(4 pages) 126 3 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Eddie Vedder is a Vampire?

pular rock and roll band, Eddie Vedder, the vocalist and lyricist for Pearl Jam, may very well be a vampire. Although it is impossible to tell, everything points to his being an immortal. An in depth ... that his lyrics evolve over time as being indicative of his vampiric state. Either he has become a vampire, he believes himself to be a vampire, or he is leading a fictional double life, from which h ...

(7 pages) 48 1 3.4 Jul/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Ancient Greece - A Time Of Great Cities And Lives

n their time. A quote that goes along with thistime is; 'I have killed one I have killed two -- the vampire who said he was youo.' -Sylvia Platts.Likewise in the Ancient Greeks so called modern civili ...

(2 pages) 87 0 2.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The scientific explanation for the existence of Vampires

Vampires have been seen and documented throughout history. The history ofvampires goes further back ... ver in the southwestern part of Asia more than five hundred yearsbefore the time of Christ , feared vampire or creatures similar to vampires enough so thatthey created charms to protect themselves fro ... m being attacked by such creatures. TheAssyrians and the Babylonians feared a creature similar to a vampire known as anEkimmu. These creatures known as Ekimmus were believed by the Assyrians to roam t ...

(7 pages) 62 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

around Jon's neck. Later in the book it discusses how you can defend yourself fromDracula and other vampires by the possession of a crucifix or practically any consecrated item fromthe Christian relig ... onsecrated item fromthe Christian religion can be used to save you from the attack or presence of a vampire. For example, in the latter of thebook Van Helsing uses a Host to prevent Dracula to enter h ...

(6 pages) 168 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A fiction story about a night with Norman Bates.

ou in to a jack-o-lantern". I said "no don't please!!" and with that he bit me and I turned in to a Vampire. We ran out of the cemetery and went to my house. At first I did not recognize my house beca ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Film Noir, a distinctly American genre, but with a French name.

aura , Out of the Past, or The Killers and note the visual similarities. Be specific.Nosferatu: The vampire's castle is in ruins. Shot at night, the scene is filled with deep shadows. The coach approa ... . The ship is tossed by a storm of supernatural proportions. Only the rats survive the journey. The vampire's death scene finds him enclosed in a small room with deep shadows, while a shaft of light f ...

(7 pages) 195 0 2.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Dracula, Appropriate Halloween Icon? Examines the theme of sexuality in Bram Stoker's "Dracula" and what it implies about Stoker's view of sexuality.

Although the legend of the vampire has existed, in one form or another, for centuries, Bram Stoker's Dracula is credited with h ... cal practice, even images of death.Initially, it is interesting to notice that throughout the novel vampire attacks are referred to as "kisses," and not "bites." Those attacks actually constitute one ... ok that convey strong sexual meaning. For example, Jonathan Harker's encounter with the three women vampires of Castle Dracula in chapter 3 is very evocative of an erotic experience, and although his ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Vampire: What boundaries does it threaten?

The VampireWhat boundaries does the Vampire threaten?--------------------------------------------------- ... t two tellings' of the Dracula story.___________________________________________________________The Vampire in Dracula threatens the very existence of Victorian England. Stoker constructs the vampire ... East and West. Dracula is open to many interpretations, each accompanying their own boundaries the Vampire threatens. Marxist's view Dracula as a metaphor for capitalism, whilst the queer perspective ...

(39 pages) 461 16 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Madaline as a Vampire

A noisy squeak, a sudden light, a flying bat and a deadly bite - the fate of every vampire's victim. These creatures, concealed by the veil of the night, are one of the most terrifyin ... ing to provoke the human imagination and inner fears. The horror stories are the "perfect home" for vampires, who feel comfortable in the atmosphere of deserted estates, covered with gloomy fog and vo ... mood that Poe creates in The fall of the house of Usher over the character of Madaline reminds of a vampire behavior. Her creepy appearance and strange behavior, examined on the background of the spoo ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Elements of a Good Horror Story as Exemplified in Frankenstein.

of being capable of bestowing life upon an inanimate object (37). This novel is not an impractical vampire or alien story. It is a reasonable happening. Using the intelligence Frankenstein had acquir ...

(2 pages) 44 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The vampire's victim

turmoil endured by Plath's character while fighting against the destructive forces embodied in her vampire-father and vampire-husband. Axel catalogues the character as the replica of a person who suf ... tense, spiritual living. Also we confront the Father-God figure, the Father-Nazi figure, the Father-Vampire figure and finally, we confront the Husband-Vampire figure. To create this last image, Plath ...

(5 pages) 63 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Letter to a Friend.

ings.The first time you ever called me. Remember that? I do vaguely... You sounded normal! Not like vampire guy haha... Remember that?What else... Remember the drawing you did from that pic i scanned. ...

(1 pages) 88 4 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Lady Bathory. Lots of research on the vampire countess

The Vampire CountessThe story of Lady Bathory is a strange and grisly real-life vampire tale. She was bo ... al years, before she finally died.The countess was actually convicted of witchcraft, not of being a vampire. But her strong association with blood earned her the nick name of the Vampire Countess of H ... lood loss. Over the ages, a person suffering from these symptoms may have been under suspicion of a vampire attack. Once again, myth warps to suit the needs of the believer. Although the victim may ha ...

(10 pages) 39 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

English Letter - a letter to english teacher summerizing book "A Dozen Black Roses" by Nancy A. Collins

ad over the summer was called A Dozen Black Roses. It is a fictional book about the experience of a vampire named Sonja Blue, written by Nancy A. Collins. I chose this book because I enjoy reading sto ... of Darkness created by White-Wolf Publishing, in which they created a sort of role-play game out of vampires, werewolves, ghosts, ghouls and so many other creatures.In this story, Sonja Blue, the main ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

First person point of view of vampires in Rhode Island history

When thinking about Rhode Island history, vampires is not often aimage that comes to mind right away, unless you are asking the rightperson. M ... . When this project was announced,I immediately knew what I would do. I wanted to visit the alleged"vampire graves" of Exeter/West Greenwich. Although maybe tougher to prove, Rhode Island's occ ... f things. Stories have been circulating around as far back as mostpeople can remember about various vampires said to have lived in RhodeIsland. Two of these with graves located conveniently close toge ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A Vampire's Story part 1

A Vampire's story part 1Christopher was stalking him prey in the black of the night. Of course his pre ...

(2 pages) 126 4 3.2 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The scientificized vampire: Biological explanations of vampirism in "Blade I" and "I Am Legend."

1 Introduction.The motif of the vampire has now been widely spread through all kinds of genres, movies and literary works. Many of t ... rism as a mythical, religious or supernatural phenomenon or a mixture of all three of these. As the vampire is a figure which - concerning its existence in literary texts - is rooted in gothic and fan ... empirical world. Apart from these works, which accept the inexplicability of the phenomenon of the vampire, there is a small amount of texts which attempt to explain this phenomenon scientifically. B ...

(14 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

'His bundle of names links all our little band of men together': How one man relates to another in the novel of "Dracula"

e of "Dracula", Jonathan Harker describes his son as the union of the men who defeated the horrible vampire. Is this union an amicable one, merely taking in consideration the adventures they had toget ... f Stoker with Wilde. As the story continues, four other men join Harker in his struggle against the vampire. Some of their actions too give evidence of the homoerotic aspect that is continuously prese ...

(8 pages) 26 2 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Researching Nosferatu

and the names of the characters changed, with Count Dracula changed to Count Orlok. The role of the vampire was played by Max Schreck. Other major actors in the film were Gustav von Wangenheim (as Hut ... him.Nosferatu is set in 1838 whereas Dracula is set in the 1890's.Contrary to the sexy Dracula type vampire established by Chrisopher Lee, Nosferatu depicts a living corps who is neither charming not ...

(1 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2006

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