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The suspense and thrills of danger and the unknown are greatly leveraged in this genre of literature. Frankenstein is one of the earliest novels to set the stage and many of these literary classics have been adapted for the screen.
Almost anything written by Stephen King and some of Edgar Allan Poe's work has been known to cause nightmares also.  Answer: The one story that gives me chills every time I read it is called The Mist. It's a short story written by Stephen King and will soon be out in theaters. Personally, th…
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There are some really good scary stories on this site: http://www.americanfolklore.net/spooky-stories.html some other person:i would say make up your own but in the end like wait for a couple of seconds then scare them with a loud "BOOO"
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It all depends. Do you want my opinion or a critics opinion? The best horror movie I've ever seen is "Hide and Seek" starring Robert De Niro and Dakota Fanning. I looked up the best horror movie on the website IMDb.com and "Alien", "Aliens", and "Psycho" are the top 3. But what movies I recommend ar…
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no, but "it" appears later in the gunslinger series.
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Stephen King is the most AMAZING horror movie/book writer ever! I have read all but 3 of his novels, and I love his short stories! He wrote "Carrie" (his first novel) and it became a movie in 1979, with a second one in 1999. From what I read, he is also a director. He wrote sleepwalkers, as well as …
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Dean Koontz is an American author known for his suspense thrillers, but he also frequently incorporates elements of horror, science fiction, mystery, and satire. His famous works are: Watchers Winter Moon Dragon Tears Cold Fire Tick Tock Phantoms
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In "Dracula" by Bram Stoker the Bloofer Lady is Miss Lucy Westenra after she becomes a vampire. Bloofer Lady is what the children that Miss Lucy lures in call her. -KW "Bloofer" is simply the children's baby speech for "beautiful".
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Answer In "The last of mohicans" Hawkeys suffers a great loss which makes him set off a quest. which kind of loss was this?
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Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' was as much a love story as it was a horror story. An ancient vampire longs for his lost love, and believes he has found her reincarnation. He sets in place monstrous machinations to create a situation that will enable him to turn her into the type of monster he has become, s…
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Count Dracula lives in Transalvaina. Castle Bran is in Romania, and has millions of visitors. I reccomand visiting during winter. Only than you can feel the real Dracula spirit.
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A vampire is a blood thirsty creature, with usually great speed and strength. They have pale white skin, and different color eyes than humans. Ahhhhhhhh. Lol Like Edward Cullen :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- nitewa…
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Poe wrote one novel and many short stories of horror, mystery, detective, humor, satire, fantasy, and even science fiction. He wrote poems on many topics. He wrote critical reviews of other authors. He wrote very interesting short stories and poetry and mostly about death. Edgar Allan Poe wrote m…
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Dracula was a fictional character from a novel by the same name, written in 1897 by Bram Stoker. He was named for the notoriously cruel and real-life Vlad III Tepes [a/k/a Vlad III the Impaler] (1431 - 76), a ruler of Walachia, whose epithet was Dracula ("Son of the Dragon"). Vlad was said to have …
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Stephen King did not actually write the film; instead, the film was loosely based on his short story "The Body". This story, incidentally, was inspired by King's real life experience of seeing a friend hit and killed by a train when King was very young.If the treehouse can be said to symbolize anyth…
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In the early 15th century.
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Gothic_Horror_=_Horror_+_Romance to give you more help...you should look up Horace Walpole as he was the first author to write Gothic horror- Frankenstein and Dracula are very well known Gothic horror book
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Freddy Krueger was killed by the parents of the children of Springwood because he was truthfully the murderer and kidnapper of the missing children of Springwood.He died again in "Freddy's Dead: The final nightmare" this time killed by maggie. But he's not really dead (again). He had killed billion…
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He died when Dr. Frankenstein's lab exploded. In the original book the monster didn't die, merely took himself way to the 'farthest shore.' In the movies he has died several different ways. In the original movie he was burned to death in a wind-mill.The monster dies, in the book, after killing himse…
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Renfield parallels with the wolf as Renfield feels the need to consume other lives in order to gain energy as a wolf does. Refield merely signifies a predator and as he escapes from the mental asylum to see his "master" it is similar to a wolf who goes out at night.
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The story has been optioned - for $19, all you Tower junkies - but has stalled in pre-pre-production. J.J. Abrams and several other filmmakers rumored, at different times, to be involved, have all firmly stated they aren't interested in making the movies. The screenplay is NOT being written, no dec…
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jonathon first finds out that dracula is a vampire bc he sees no reflection of the dracula in the mirror! but he just cannot imgine that this is real and he doesnt believe what he is seeing... when jonathon goes back home to London dr. van helsing tellls him that the things he saw where real!!! this…
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he is stunned that he see no refelction of dracula in the mirror.. he accidently cuts himself with his razor knife and blood starts pouring... dracula comes closer to jonathon as if he will attack.. but the crucifix necklace around jonathons neck protects him from dracula and dracula backs up! he ge…
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Okay are you ready for some scaring? But this is NOT ghost stories!!! This one is called CHECK THE CHILDREN.A long time ago, when goblins hid in mountains and witches brew in caves, there was an old woman living alone in a cottage by the country side of Belfast City. She was known as Jennie Copperp…
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The first female "vampire" originated from the tale of Elizabeth Bathory, who believed that soaking in the blood of virgin girls would give her eternal youth. She lived in the kingdom of Hungary and lived from August 7, 1560 to August 21, 1614 (at age 54). She killed over 200 girls in the most bruta…
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They break up because, kosto's get married to the girl he got pregnant when him and Lena broke up . later they find out that she was never really pregnant and get back together in the 4th book .
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Washington Irving grew up admiring horror books. Also, he admired to write stories. So, he put 2 and 2 together, and wrote the legend of Sleepy Hollow. Another theory and the one that i personally believe is that he wrote stories like the legend of sleepy hollow and Rip Van Winkle to give America a …
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In Bram Stoker's 'Dracula,' Stoker creates a mysterious setting for Dracula's castle. Specifically, Dracula's home is described as being located in the foggy, terror filled Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania.
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The clock in the "Masque of the Red Death" symbolizes the final judgement. When everyones life comes to an end, the clock stops. The clock indicates it is time to use your brain and come up with your own interpretations of a story! Writers, certainly Poe for one if my own interpretations have any me…
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guy's life sucks. guy meets vampire. guy becomes vampire. life sucks worse as a vampire. guy finds little girl with dead mother , turns little daughter into vampire. little daughter wants boobs. little daughter dies. guys walks aimlessly for years. the end :]
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Peter Boyle - The Monster Teri Garr - The lab assistance Madeline Kahn - The fiancee Cloris Leachman - Frau Bluchor (neiiiiigh!) Gene Wilder - Frankenstein Marty Feldman - Igor
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First, is the lightning. In the beginning, the lightning symbolizes the monster coming to life.Next, The monster is compared to a fallen angel, this is a symbol for SatanLight and fire is last, light of course is goodness or all things good. Fire is evil, and all the dangers
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Well, horror is scary, like with killing and demons and stuff. Gothic is more like witchcraft.ANSWER:Gothic tales depend primarily on Atmosphere for their effect on the reader: such devices as creaky staircases, damp dungeons, and gloomy mansions are used, sometimes with elements of the Occult, to p…
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The horseman is not identified in Washington Irving's Legend of Sleepy Hollow. In he prequel, A Hollow Sleep by Chris Ebert, he is identified as Heinrich Luneberg. An alternative interpretation would be that since it is implied Brom Bones may have dressed up as the Horseman to frighten Ichabod Crane…
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Because he sold them in all the wrong places, the teachers were starting to get annoyed by him, his stories, and the other students too. expand on that.
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Cow HeadAccording to legend, a horrific short story called "Cow Head" was discovered in Japan in the 17th Century. The actual origin of the story is still shrouded in mystery. Several written accounts from this era make reference to the awful story, but they only mention its title and describe it as…
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The idea of the movie coming to life. For Example Nightmare on elm street the idea of that movie coming to life would make it scary.
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Interview with the Vampire (1994)
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Lenore is one of the symbols Poe used throughout his writing to refer to his older brother, William Henry Leonard Poe, who Edgar was always looking up to. He based many of his writings off of his older brother's works. By rearanging some of the letters in Henry's name "Leonard", one can conclude the…
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Demeter was among other things the Goddess of the cycle of life and death.The ship Demeter brings Dracula to his victims speeding up that cycle or altering it.Perhaps that was what we were meant to take from it.I have too much spare time and I'm wrong.
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The name Dracula was applied to the Romanian ruler Vlad Tepes ("Vlad the Impaler"), who lived from 1431 to 1476.Dracula mean "son of the dragon", because Vlad's father was Vlad II Dracul, a member of the secret Order of the Dragons, Dracul meaning Dragon. Vlad III the Impaler thus became Dracula, wh…
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The "Grim Reaper" carries a tool that was used to cut crops or grass before the invention of combine harvesters. This tool was called a "scythe" and the people harvesting the crops were called "reapers" - hence the name for "Death" - the Grim Reaper who comes to harvest people.
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Gothic literature is writing involving horror,the supernatural, ghosts, castles, darkness, good versus evil and suchlike.Bram Stoker's Dracula involves horror (driving a stake through the heart of lucy), the supernatural (men turning into vampires), castles (in the forests of Transylvania), darkness…
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Probably IT or CUJO
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http://www.yourghoststories.com/submit-story.php
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In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelly, Frankenstein is the surname of the main character, Victor Frankenstein. Victor was the scientist who created the creature after harnessing the power of electricity and developing a secret technique from his studies in chemistry and other sciences. A common…
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Its a type of horror that's so scary that it puts you in denial of its scariness. You go for weeks denying that it was scary and after a certain period of time, you snap and go insain because of the total psychological horror in the movie, book, or other source of said horror.
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about travel
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In the novel it is hard to find a character that doesn't die a sad death. Everybody's the victim.
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hkjhuuuyhuinh Answer I find some questions posted here transcend the law; and others simply defy reason...
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Darren Shan is two people. He is the pen-name of the author of the Cirque Du Freak novels, and is also the main character of the books, which are told from first-person point of view. he lives in Ireland and his real name is Darren O' shaughnessy Taber M. (that's right Mrs.drakes class)
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Vlad Ţepeş. ADDITIONAL INFO: The term Dracula traces its origins to Romanian language. Drăculea is the original 'nickname' of Vlad Ţepeş ('Vlad ZZepesh', where 'ZZ' sounds exactly like in 'piZZa'), a Romanian ruler that reigned in Transilvania (Eng. Transylvania) in the years 1448, 1455-1462, …
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I get my ideas from everywhere. But what all of my ideas boil down to is seeing maybe one thing, but in a lot of cases it's seeing two things and having them come together in some new and interesting way, and then adding the question 'What if?' 'What if' is always the key question. http://stephenki…
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32nd street want more info on Stephenie Meyer email me at vampirechick3230@yahoo.com
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DAREDEVIL IS NOT the horse's name. If you read the book you'll see that the horseman's horse is never named. Daredevil was the name of the horse of Brom Bone. In the story Brom Bone boasts that he and Daredevil raced the horsemen one night. At the end of the book it is never made clear in the book …
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The headless horsemen's real name is Eachuin Maclean
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a GOOD horror film will be full of suspense, whilst watching it you should have sweaty palms because you are constantly ready for something to pop out and scare you, it doesnt always have to contain any gore at all, horror films are really what you make of them, but generally they will be... well...…
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droidz.org is a good website to get stks
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She was played by Kirsten Dunst. (Also plays Mary Jane in spider man)
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Washington Irving wrote the short story, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". It was first published in 1820 in his collection, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
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On this site, they claim that it was Old English slang for "beautiful" lady... http://www.calandrastudio.com/websitepages/blooferlady.html Wikipedia concurs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula Not sure, because I can't find any official source, but that might be the meaning. The Norton Critical …
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No, Edward is fictional, even though we all wish he wasn't.
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Stephen King and Peter Straub
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Anne Rice wrote the novel in 1976.
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Because some people may like those books.They might find it interesting.
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Sweeny Todd was a barber in old England who went to prison as a child. He was beaten every day and badly mis-treated. When he was released he took an apprenticeship as a barber and was later visited by one of the old prison guards who he killed. Whilst trying to hide the body he killed several more …
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In the Carpathian mountains of Transylvania
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The heyday of Gothic horror novels was about 1790-1820. Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto (1764) is widely regarded as the first Gothic novel. Gothic horror stories have continued to appear down to the present. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897) is widely regarded as 'Gothic horror' though it appreared …
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Mary Shelley
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Yes, William Melvin Kelley's short story, 'A Visit to Grandmother,' is available to be read online. Kelley is particularly known for his novel, A Different Drummer.
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King's e-mail is not public. According to his fan site: "Stephen has no public email address and we do not give out his personal email address. Messages can be posted on the Stephen King Message Board which Stephen does read, although not every day and he does not read every message." The site is re…
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Magnus turned Lestat into a vampire though it is not mentioned in the Interview with the Vampire book nor movie, but the name and story comes up in The Vampire Lestat book. In Queen of the Damned film they said that Marius created Lestat but this is indeed incorrect.
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Twilight Cast The warewolf is Elena, the vampire is Karishma Krishna , Cassandra is the hot girl and Jekyra is cool For a full list of credits, please go to the related link.
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Dracula was based on A real woman who would kill virgin girls and bathe in their blood. Yes people were afraid of the entity. - Actually, Bram Stoker's character was based on a man named Vlad the Impaler. a Romanian prince in the mid 1400's who was known for his brutality.
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Mason Verger plans for his Sardinian henchmen to kidnap Dr. Hannibal Lecter and then feed him to wild boars, trained to kill and eat human beings.
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It appears to me that the rising action begins at stanza 4 and goes until stanza 13, as thi is the part of the poem that builds up to the climax (14-17). Also, I would say that lines 1-4 of the last stanza are the falling action because they lead to the resolution (lines 5 and 6 of the last stanza).…
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Carrie has a graphic scene in the locker room shower, involving a naive girl, frightened by her first period, going into a panic and being assaulted and mocked by her classmates. There is underage sex, violence and a lot of cursing. It's theme deals with religion in a controversial manner, the title…
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Dr. Victor Frankenstein doesn't say how he created the monster because he didn't want people to commit the same mistake as he did. However, movie adaptations have taken creative liberties by creating different origins from the monster - going from electricity to nanotechnology. It's really up to y…
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what is the story about and maybe someone could help you......... Librarians are usually great help in these kind of situations.
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In FilmsWes Craven, Alfred Hitchcock, John Carpenter, Sean Cunningham, Brian DePalma, Steven Spielberg, John Landis, Joe Dante, William Friedkin, and Stanley Kubrick, as well as many other writers and directors of modern horror.In LiteratureStephen King Ann Rice Clive Barker Dean Koontz Bram Sto…
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Yes. The Amittyville horror was a true story because I went to that hell house and I got a surprise when I viewed the photos I took, one of which, a small child with glowing red eyes had appeared in the window. I will never go back there again.
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The Vampaneze are in the series "Cirque Du Freak" ( The Saga of Darren Shan in Britain) and are the cousins of the vampires. They broke away from the clan, because they thought that it wasnt noble to leave a human alive after feeding upon them. They always kill when they feed. They have purple skin,…
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it came from the early Victorian era. The first novel is said to be the castle of otranto by horace walpole.<3xx
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Gothic horror is a movie or book that's unpleasant, painful, scary, intense and also the features of a Gothic horror like candles,chandeliers or lots of black creepy settings. Horror and Gothic Horror both have the scary and intense feelings that very much make them similar except Horror is not usua…
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Lestat de Lioncourt is a fictional vampire in Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles.The book "The Vampire Lestat" is the life and times of himself. When he was human he was a French noble man who desired to become an actor on the stage. His dreams come true when he meets Nicolas "Nicki" de Lenfent, the son…
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Argenis is a book by John Barclay. Originally published in 1621, it is about the conflicts in France during the reigns of Henry the Third of France and Henry the Fourth of France.
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According to the movie's narration, 1897 was the year it happened. In the novel, Louis de Pointe du Lac was turned by Lestat de Lioncourt in 1791.
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The book? A new book like that is not public domain and has to be paid for to be viewed on the internet as an e-book. Shakespeare and such are the only books you will be able to find legally for free. You Want The Book, Send me an email to vmasencullen@yahoo.com and ill send it to you.
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Henry Clerval i thought it was igor _____________ No, people often referred to "Igor" or "Ygor", but it was Fritz, really! Cheers, ;) BamSec1
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In Greek and Latin there are root or base words which can take a prefix, placed before the root, or a suffix, placed after the root, which in combination with the root or base word determines the final meaning. So, prefixes and suffixes are known, collectively, as affixes; in other words, affix is …
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The 2007 movie was filmed at Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, which is 20 minutes outside the city of London. However, I have no idea where other movie versions of Sweeney were filmed (1936 Tod Slaughter one and 2006 BBC one)
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Her name is Claudia. Louis found her in her house clinging to her already dead mother. Her mother had been consumed by the Black Plague, but Claudia was too young to understand. She cried to Louis to wake her up and hugged him. Louis was hungry from only eating rats and bit her. He tore away in real…
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The story of Dracula was partly based on European folklore and partly based on unrelated historical events. The author of 'Dracula', Bram Stoker, spent several years researching European folklore and stories of vampires (Dracula was not the first Vampire book) and became interested in the word drac…
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Van helsing is real in ghost legend. But he was like a doctor more than slayer in the movie.
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The another word for a narrative story is the first person viewpoint. A narrative story basically refers to the story that is narrated from one person's viewpoint.
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