Topics: Vampire, Vlad III the Impaler, Dracula Pages: 2 (518 words) Published: April 15, 2013
Characteristics of a vampire according to Bram Stoker in Dracula Pale/ skin
Old man, white hair+long moustaches, dressed in black, a quiline(Hawk-like)nose. Pointy ears
Red eyes
Long fingernails
Hairy palms
He is young in London, his complexion is ruddy/reddish with full red lips. Daylight doesn’t kill Dracula, it just makes him have normal strength and power. Althought he has strength of 20 men be car change to a bat, wolf, dog, rat, mist, dust. Control animals-creatures of the night, the weather. He doesn’t eat, he drinks blood.

A vampire turns you into a vampire by making you drink his blood, not just by sucking yours. Vampires are kept at a distance by garlic, crucifix, holy water, wafer. To kill a vampire for good, you must cut off his/her head.

Wooden stake through heart of ten used to kill vampire, but in novel, they kill him with two long knives, cutting his head off. Vampires the undead.

Vlad Dracula. Father was Vlad Dracul- became he belonged to a military group called, “The Order of the dragon” “Dracula” means “Drago devil” Both were princess of Wallachia(new Transylvania) (Romania)

Vlad Tepes(means Vlad the Impaler)

The Vampire 1819 by John Polidori
Started by George, Lord Byron
Lord Rothven, the vampire, may have been based on Byron
He is attractive, charming, but evil.

Aubrey, a young Englishman, meets Lord Ruthven, a man of mysterious origins who has entered London society. Aubrey accompanies Ruthven to Rome, but leaves him after Ruthven seduces the daughter of a mutual acquaintance. Aubrey travels to Greece, where he becomes attracted to Ianthe, an innkeeper's daughter. Ianthe tells Aubrey about the legends of the vampire. Ruthven arrives at the scene and shortly thereafter Ianthe is killed by a vampire. Aubrey does not connect Ruthven with the murder and rejoins him in his travels. The pair is attacked by bandits and Ruthven is mortally wounded. Before he dies, Ruthven makes Aubrey swear an oath that he will...
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