It is there that Dracula in a burst of anger stabs the cross, and renounces God and everything pure. Dracula is immortal everyone knows that. He has the ability to control minds as we’ve seen from both R. M. Renfield and Mina’s friend Lucy. With Lucy we also saw that he has the ability to shape shift when he turned into a werewolf type creature when he rapes her, and thought he doesn’t see her Mina is standing back watching when he says “No! Do not see me!” When this happens he quickly hides, and Mina forgets what she ever saw and truly thinks to herself that “Lucy, you're dreaming.
Dracula opens with Jonathan Harker, a man who is newly engaged to Mina Murray, traveling to Transylvania on a business trip while telling of his journey through a web of journal entries that last from May to June. In the spooky castle in which he stays he encounters demonic behavior from both Count Dracula and the “Weird Sisters,” three strikingly beautiful vampires that taunt Harker with their aggressive voluptuousness. The three embody overt sexuality, which Victorian readers did not accept or understand. Stoker uses vibrant language to explain how the vampires ridicule Harker by teasing him with their control. At this time, which was a male dominated society, the fact that Harker never gains control on his own is surprising.
Readers feel uneasy and in terror after reading the novel. That type of book is for people who like gothic reading. Gothic novels focus on mysterious and supernatural and that’s what Victor wanted to create, a human out of parts of dead bodies for scientific experimentation. To show he can create a human. Victor lived in a gothic area, Europe – Switzerland and Germany with old buildings, dungeons, towers, dark laboratories.
They left port toward the south, and the ship sailed down near Antarctica to get away from a storm, but then they get caught in a dangerous, foggy ice field. An albatross shows up to steer them through the fog and provide good winds, but then the Mariner decides to shoot it with a cross bow. Bad things come one after another. Their ship stops because of the loss of wind. They run out of water while the weather gets really hot.
Key Characters * Child * A young woman, who is worldly because she lives in a harsh, mountainous country where people die young. She cuts off the paw of a werewolf who attacks her, only to discover that the werewolf is her grandmother. With neighbors' help, she stones her grandmother to death, then moves into her house and prospers. * Grandmother * A werewolf who tries to kill her own granddaughter in the forest. Her neighbors and granddaughter stone her to death when they discover her identity.
Initially, all goes well and the ship smoothly sails across the seas. However, misfortune strikes as the voyage darkens and the ship is caught in a labyrinth of ice. An albatross appears in the scene and it leads the ship out of the ice. However, the mariner shoots the bird for reasons unknown. This act of killing the bird invites the wrath of the supernatural spirits who then pursue the ship.
On the 5th day a cold front had come in and temperatures dropped making it freezing, though the waves were calm something wasn’t right. Last minute, the lookout crew sees an iceberg alerts the captain and by the time the captain tells the steering person he turns and the boat is scraped flooding compartment by compartment eventually sinking the boat. There was so many things wrong with this event; several factors could have prevented the sinking of the boat and saved so many lives from that night. The titanic was built in March 31, 1909(A night to remember.) The boat was made of steel.
It would be class that because it as monster such as vampires , werewolf’s, witches, and how that story line follows it. The author must of written the book , because the book is a way of what he wish his childhood was or a fun book for his children to read. Young Darren Shan has been fascinated by spiders from an early age. His best friend, Steve "Leopard" Leonard has grown up reading horror comics and stories of the Wolf-Man and vampires. After viewing the "Cirque du Freak" Darren and Steve are mesmerized by the fantastic and disturbing show, especially by the act of the mysterious Mr. Crepsley and his giant, deathly poisonous spider, Madam Octa.
Jacob vehemently protests this decision and leaves, forming his own pack with Leah and Seth Clearwater. Bella soon gives birth, but the baby breaks many of her bones and she loses massive amounts of blood. In order to save her life, Edward changes her into a vampire by injecting his venom into her heart. Jacob, who was present for the birth, almost immediately "imprints"—an involuntary response in which a shape-shifter finds his soul mate—on Edward and Bella's newborn daughter, Renesmee. The third section of Breaking Dawn shifts back to Bella's perspective, finding her changed into a vampire and enjoying her new life and abilities.
Keywords: Vampire, Vampire culture, Culture 摘要：本文讨论的是部分吸血鬼文化，民间传说中的吸血鬼起源以及不同时代人们对于吸血鬼概念的不同理解。本文论述了部分当代吸血鬼文化流行的原因。论述手法有对比论证，举例论证和文献采集。这些论述手法很容吸引读者，让他们对主题的理解有清晰的脉络。本文旨在面对新趋势，特别是新文化时，我们应该采取理性的态度。我们理应深入思考我们可以从别人的文化中吸取什么。同时，作为一个中国人，我们应该尽可能的去发展我们自己的特色文化。在文化多元化的当今时代，我们决不能忘记自己的传统。 关键词：吸血鬼，吸血鬼文化，文化 Chapter 1 Introduction The vampire, to believe or not, to go against religion or not, is one real kind of culture. Culture is like universe, mysterious and expansive. It attracts us all. The more we want to explore, the more addicted we will be. You are like a lost sailor, sailing alone under the beautiful dark night sky, to find your own lighthouse.