Some of Stephen King's best characters are children; he has a unique talent for capturing the essence of childhood in a way that's engaging for adult readers. Read on for his 5 best child characters.
This one line, included in "Dracula", immortalized Bürger's "Lenore" -- or perhaps "immortalized" is not the right word: "Lenore" and its author are as undead as the vampire himself!
Though Stephen King is primarily known for delivering horror, within those novels are great protagonists--men and women who rise to the occasion and fight for goodness.
This little essay is a review of the complete and uncut version of what is, perhaps, Stephen King's masterwork, "The Stand."
An analysis of how the events in Mary Shelley's life influenced her novel Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus.
An academic analysis of the theme of isolation in Mary Shelley's classic novel "Frankenstein." Ideal for high school or college students reading the novel.
"Jerusalem’s Lot” and Salem’s Lot share a few plot points. Both have towns named Jerusalem’s Lot, both have vampires, both have “bad” houses, and within both, the abandonment of the towns of Jerusalem’s...
Dracula: Dead and Loving It takes on the Dracula archetype through parody and established stereotypes.
Stoker’s books are in the Gothic horror genre. He wrote twelve novels, many fictional short stories and some non-fiction books. Yet he is best known for creating Dracula, the hated, feared and blood sucking vampire...
A critical analysis of the novel Dracula. More than just a horror story, the novel also explores themes of xenophobia and sexism.