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The vampire has been a mysterious and enticing figure since its entrance into popular culture usually regarded as the tale Dracula written in 1897 by Bram Stoker Stoker many other writers and directors have capitalized on the fascination the public has with these dark creatures of the night Whether they are in books or on the big screen vampires capture our imagination tantalizing us with a taste of the darker side of life Although over a century has passed since Bram Stoker published Dracula the novel still influences our culture and society today challenging many writers to try and recreate the vampire in a modern light One thing about vampires is the origin of vampires The 15 century vampires like Vlad III Prince of Wallachia was the first real vampire He lived during 14311476 the reason he is the first real vampire is he practice impaling his enemies is central to his historical reputation During his lifetime his reputation for excessive cruelty spread abroad to Germany and elsewhere in Europe The total number of his victims is estimated in the tens of thousands Which created the myths of vampires Another 15 century vampire was Dracula written by Bram Stokers 1897 and became a movie in 1947 When Stoker wrote Dracula he never expanded on Count Draculas true origins except to say that he is of the Szekely race and of noble descent Here I am noble I am boyar the common people know me and I am master Stoker Dracula 26 By leaving Draculas beginnings a mystery Stoker heightens the readers curiosity and makes Dracula seem more As for the modern day vampire like The Vampire Diaries which has many different characters with different origins The first one I am going to talk about are known as The Originals are the worlds first vampires from which all current vampires descend from and most dangerous in the fictional universe of The Vampire Diaries They were created
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