The Vampire as both a Segregated and an Integrated Other. Discussing humanisation of the vampire in "Twilight" contrasting "Dracula"

Detta är en Kandidat-uppsats från Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

Sammanfattning: This essay discusses how the view of the vampire has changed from Dracula to Twilightwhere the wish to be integrated into humanity and society is fundamental for both mainvampire characters of the novels. By viewing the vampire through narration, the authors andcontemporary social ideals it has developed from a segregated solitary animal to an integratedhumanised creature. This humanisation has given the vampire a conscious and an individualpersonality contributing to the reader’s possibility to identify with it through attraction.

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