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The Dracula in Literature

Summary: Compares Stoker's "Dracula" to the movie "Shadow of a Vampire." Concludes that while over the years the general appearance of vampires has changed very little, however the context in which they are placed has varied greatly.
Overtime, vampires have been depicted through many different forms of art, and the myth of the vampire has remained very popular. The general appearance of vampires over the years has changed very little, however the context in which they are placed has varied greatly. It is this change in context and scenario that makes each story distinct and keeps us interested in the myth of vampires.

In Bram Stoker's Dracula, the vampire character of Count Dracula is characterized as a charming, well educated, wealthy man with the ominous physical characteristics of a stereotypical vampire. William Dafoe's portrayal of the vampire character, Max Schreck, in the film "Shadow of the Vampire" is that of a less educated man, working as an actor playing himself. E. Elias Merhige directs the film in a way that the audience can look comically upon the characteristics and lifestyle of the vampire...

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