The Darkangel Essay & Project Ideas

Meredith Ann Pierce
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1. Using outside sources, research the origin of the name icarus, which is one of the vampire's names (try a handbook of Greek mythology). Also research gargoyle, lorelei, wraith, equustel (another name for the starhorse), leosol (the Pendarlon's name), and duarough, and explain the meaning of the names in The Darkangel 2. Find out more about vampires.

What is their origin in legend? How do the vampires in this book differ from traditional vampires?

3. Research the phases of the moon and explain the units of time, such as day-month, that are used in the book.

4. Compare the dream in chapter four, "Psychiatric Activities," of Carl G. Jung's Memories, Dreams, Reflections with the plot of The Darkangel.

5. What is the main role of dreams in Jungian psychology? How do the vampire's dreams fit into this framework?

6. Choose one of the following pairs of characters to compare and contrast: the duarough and...

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