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!
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.
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.
Bram Stoker's Dracula is by far and away the most famous vampire novel ever written. It wasn't the first of the genre, but Bram Stoker's Dracula is the story against which all others are judged.
A critical analysis of the novel Dracula. More than just a horror story, the novel also explores themes of xenophobia and sexism.
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...
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.
One of the most terrifying and powerful elements of H. P. Lovecraft’s horror is the toll taken on characters, even those who emerge as successful.
Since his career began almost forty years ago, Stephen King has scarred many a childhood with his scary plots and great villains. Read on for the top five villains in Stephen King novels.