Essay #1/Prompt

Posted in Uncategorized on September 20, 2010 by vampirejess90

I choose option 1, in describing Dracula who portrays several Victorian identities including, fear, tension, anxiety, and uneasiness. I will also trace these characteristics through Bram Stroker’s book, Dracula, and explain how Dracula himself fits into these themes relating to Victorian anxieties and fears. I’m not a hundred percent sure if this is the prompt I will choose but I’m still working on it!

Vampires in General….

Posted in Uncategorized on September 18, 2010 by vampirejess90

Dracula has always been a famous character told in stories, especially during Halloween. Whether people believe in him or not, the truth is that he will always be a character to fear and is portrayed as a supernatural creature, appearing only at night to drink the blood of humans. In the stories Dracula, Varney, and Carmilla, they all share the same similarities of the character, the vampire, for doing the same things in each story. For example, the “vampire”, is described as having a pale skin color, sharp vivid white teeth, glowing eyes, and randomly disappears here and there. But, some stories told from other countries view a vampire’s characteristics a little differently. It just depends on who is telling the story and where it originated from. Some universal characteristics that all vampires fear is the holy cross, the host, garlic, and holy water. Nevertheless, the vampires all have the mission to drink fresh human blood and to turn humans into one of their kind.

Hello world!

Posted in Uncategorized on August 26, 2010 by vampirejess90

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