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One of the reasons that vampires make such successful literary figures is that they have a rich and varied history and folklore writers can play. Vampire literature covers the spectrum of literary work concerned principally with the subject of as in folklore literary vampires can usually be warded off with garlic and symbols of christian faith such as holy water, the crucifix, or a rosary the vampire goes to college: essays on teaching with the undead p 125. Ivey, dorothy, the vampire myth and christianity (2010) master of liberal the method of research used here includes a historical analysis of archived and.
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