The short story, “The Girl with the Hungry Eyes” by Franz Leiber is about a mysterious girl who is not your typical vampire. The narrator describes her as an unnatural and unholy being. He then goes on about describing how not all vampires suck blood. The Girl is the type of vampire who feeds off of the susceptibility of men. The Girl is very seductive, dangerous, and lustful for all seemingly weak men. She goes to Dave knowing that he is not a very successful photographer in order to try to seduce him. This story is like many of the other more typical vampire stories. the Girl is seductive and will try to lure men in order to feed off of them.
Most vampires are seductive and mysterious and she fits the characteristics of a typical persona…Read more >
In Let the Right One In 2008 Swedish film, the main two characters are "outsiders" compared to the other characters. Oskar and Eli are the two characters that are condemned from the rest of the school groups. The students at school continually bully 12-year-old, Oskar, causing him to be the outsider of the groups. Since Oskar is continuously bullied, he plans out revenge to harm those who made him feel like an outsider. Although he is not a vampire he displays the same qualities thus making him an outsider like a vampire would be. Allowing him to have similarities to the vampire character makes the viewers understand the damaging effects of social exclusion.
Eli is the vampire in this plot so it is obvious she would be the outsider against t…Read more >