In examining our enchantment with villains, it is important to note the predominant characteristic of our age, _____________________________________________.
the inherent violent tendencies in all human beings
the greed found throughout our society
the rampant immorality of society
the growing importance of individual desires
Our political climate has resulted in the reformulation of the image of the vampire as a _________________.
potent sex object
strong role model
The work of psychologist Melanie Klein is useful in explaining our fascination with vampires. Klein examines the processes an infant undergoes in forming its ego, resulting in_______________.
splitting the mother
joining the father
birthing the id
The fantasy of devouring the mother through vampire-like sucking characterizes the first process experienced by the infant, called __________________________.
In many contemporary vampire tales, female main characters tend to be_______________________________.
orphaned and genetically enhanced
orphaned or abused
orphaned or poorly mothered
In Melanie Klein’s method of analysis, boys and girls _____________________________________________.
undergo different preoedipal experiences
undergo the same preoedipal experiences
undergo the same process identified by Jungian analysis
are both attracted to their siblings
In the Vampire Academy series, the Moroi are vampires who ________________________________.
do not control their feeding
feed only on willing donors
guard those vampires too weak to protect themselves
are half-human and half-vampire
In Blood Promise, Rose takes part in a ___________________________, as outlined by Joseph Campbell.
meeting with the goddess
Question 9Vampire stories are typically set in a world which is rather_____________, except for the presence of vampires.
moral and virtuous
grotesque and frightening
dull and boring
mundane or normal
According to the ___________________ in the Twilight series, sex should be delayed until marriage
In the Twilight series, sex and vampire feeding must be______________
In the world of the Twilight series, ______ are associated with mothering.
sex and death
food and sex
food and feeding
sex and journeys
The protagonist who says, “”I don’t date vampires. I kill them,” is