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  • Interview With The Vampire By Anne Rice
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    This novel, 'Interview with the Vampire'; , by Anne Rice, is by far one of the best book I've ever read. It started with a young boy interviewing a vampire, and the vampire related him the whole story of his life, how he became a vampire, his thrilling adventures through the centuries and his complex relationships with both the mortals and the immortals. In my opinion, Anne Rice had done the best of jobs. The writing and the detailed descriptions, the composing of this novel, had brought out eve...
  • Authors Of Vampire Stories
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    The Origin and Evolution of Vampires Stories of vampires go back earlier than Abraham Stoker, before the existence of Vlad the Impaler, and even before the origin of the Hungarian word vampir from which we get the current word "vampire". Stories of the undead were told in Ancient Greece and in Ancient Rome, and were called lamiae. Since these times, many authors like Charles Middleton, Robert Southey, Anne Rice, and the most famous, Abraham Stoker, have all written books, plays, poems, and even ...
  • Stoker's Dracula And Interview With The Vampire
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    Vampires, Obsession Throughout Eternity Obsession. A persistent, disturbing preoccupation with an often-unreasonable idea, feeling, object or person; broadly: compelling motivation (Collegiate Dictionary). Many stories have been told of obsessed men and women who waste their lives on lost causes, calling them tragedies. But what if you were immortal What if you were forever Then your life would not be wasted, but instead a reason for living would become instinctive. And what if having an obsessi...
  • Janie's Vampire Father
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    Eradication of a Moral Dilemma Anyone who has seen a movie or has read a story about vampires is also aware of the horror associated with them. When the word vampire is mentioned, it conjures up the stereotypical, repulsive image of Bella Lugosi, killing and sucking the blood of his prey. Vampires have been viewed as cruel monsters that go on senseless killing rampages. They have been consistently portrayed as the evil villain, but what makes a vampire evil Kristine Kathryn Rusch's "Children of ...
  • Vampire And Schizophrenic
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    Could Schizophrenia be the Answer to the Mysterious Vampire Legend? The vampire legend and many behaviors and experiences of schizophrenics seem to share many common traits. The traits that are most recognizable are 'fears of being enclosed, periods of semi starvation or complete starvation, which can be associated with periodic gorging, reversal of the day-night cycle, and a preoccupation with or dread of mirrors' (Kayton 304). Though the term 'schizophrenia' or 'defence ' was only introduced i...
  • Stake Into A Vampire's Heart
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    Vampires Although vampires are referred to most around Halloween, these creatures of the night are talked about all year long. Vampires have become on of the most popular monsters of our time. From books to movies there is always a new vampire story to hear or watch. Although all of the books' or movies's tory lines and plots are different they all still are focused on the one creature that we have all grown to like or fear. Although a vampire is charming, seductive, and witty, he is also a dead...
  • Old Vampires
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    Vampires True vampires possess different characteristics, powers and weaknesses than the fictional vampire. The outward appearance is only slightly different to that of a human, their eyes are usually larger and more defined with long lashes. Their features are often pointed; the females and males are slender. This helps hide their inhuman strength; therefore their opponents almost always underestimate them. All vampires are attractive; because of this vampires are almost always hunted by the sa...
  • Vampire And Jealousy
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    Eduard Munch (1863-1944) was a Norwegian painter, engraver, and printer. He is often reputed to have been a loner and a misogynist. Many of his works revolve around a motif concerning women and their obscene vulgarity. The two works that will be described here are Vampire (1893) and Jealousy (1896). These two depict women as creatures of temptation, petty provokers of pain, and selfish enslaves of vulnerable men. To just marginally understand Munch's hatred of women, one must read upon his tragi...
  • Vampires In The Novel
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    d its overwhelming appeal in the 20th Century Alia Lama adar Mrs. Schutt 12 English March 5, 1999 'Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they have passed. ' (Temple, Sir William). Bram Stoker's Dracula is a literary classic, which has stood the test of time. Dracula, written in 1897, makes reference to mythical creatures, which in the 20th century have substantial scientific merit. In the increasingly publicized culture of modern society,...
  • Controversy About The Vampire Creation Myth
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    Vampires - A History Fangs, dead, blood, and bats. Those are some things that come to peoples minds when they think about vampires. In Webster's International Dictionary vampires are defined as "a bloodsucking ghost or reanimated body of a dead person, believed to come from the grave and wander about by night sucking the blood of persons asleep... ". Whatever people think of vampires, they are not really what they are believed to be. There is much controversy about the vampire creation myth. The...
  • Louis About Other Vampires
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    Interview With the Vampire is the story of Louis, a Louisiana plantation owner who was unwillingly changed into a vampire, as told by himself to a curious news reporter. Lestat, the vampire who created Louis, used to manage his money. Lestat refused to tell Louis about other vampires or the extent of his powers. By doing this Lestat was able to prevent Louis from breaking away from him and going off on his own. Louis does not like killing humans, but Lestat continually pushes him to do so. One n...
  • Vampires Target People At A Younger Age
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    Vampires Los Muertos Final Draft Sexually transmitted diseases are becoming more and more widespread throughout the world more now then ever. Everyone is aware of them but it still doesn't stop people from having sex. Efforts of advertising contraceptives, abstinence, and sex education have been effective in an attempt to slowing down the spread of STDs but the numbers are still high. STDs and Aids weren't even considered major epidemics until the mid-80's. People could enjoy sexual intercourse ...
  • Series Of Vampires Novels
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    Anne Rice's Past in her novels Describing the mysterious societies of vampires, Anne Rice uses a flamboyant prose style, and her tragic past to draw readers into her novels. As a contemporary authors he has made many positive contributions to literature. From the Mayfair house on First Street to the deck of cards that Lestat uses to play Solitaire, things from Rice's life turn up everywhere in her books. Anne lived in both New Orleans and San Francisco for quite some time and is very fond of the...

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