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  • Countess

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    of him. “I must say, you are the cutest sacrifice I've ever received.” She gushed, reminding Ciel of his cousin. “ Who are you?” he asked her. She locked on to his bright blue iris with her own equally bright hazel ones before saying, “My name is Countess Aline McMullock Mureany.” “You're obviously not human, so what are you?” “I made it a little too obvious when I jumped from that rafter didn't I?” Aline laughed before saying, “I'm a vampire, dear.” “Why are you here?” Ciel continued. Aline's

  • The Insatiate Countess

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    and tragic plots within one play, then, can be argued as being too distinct to be coherent. In The Insatiate Countess, however, it is the differences between the tragic plot of the countess, Isabella, and the comic plot of Abigail and Thais, that strengthen the play’s message supporting loyalty in friendship. Written by John Marston, Lewis Machin and William Barksted, The Insatiate Countess’ differing plots might be attributed to the presence of multiple authors. Critic Giorgio Melchiori states the

  • Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary

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    Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary Thesis Statement: Through her intriguing personality, physical attributes, political intuitiveness, and her distorted moral/family values, Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary has led the life of one of the most fascinating yet neurotic leaders in all of Transylvania’s history. I. Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary, born in 1560, retained a childhood of sheer disgust hidden behind the curtain of royalty. A. During her childhood, she witnessed horrific

  • Countess Elizabeth Bathory: Serial Killer

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    certain that a drop of blood would make her look youthful again, but was convinced that bathing in the blood of girls who were virgins would take years off her. Because of her personality, physical qualities, and her lack of moral/family values, Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary had the life of one of the most fascinating yet obsessive leaders in all of Transylvania. It is believed that her family had an impact and influence on the way she behaved. She was born into a wealthy and sadistic family

  • Influential Women: Molly Brant and the Countess Markievicz

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    themes, especially two remarkable women in the throws of two revolutions against Britain. Molly Brant was a notable native woman who transcended the traditional roles for women to become not only a clan mother to the Iroquois but a loyalist chief. The Countess Markievicz was an aristocrat who joined the Irish independence movement and left her mark in the political sphere as a leading lady of Irish history. These two women demanded attention in the political sphere where women were not normally tolerated

  • Nobility from Hungary, Countess Elizabeth Bathory

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    Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary, was born in 1560. That was a long time ago. Where you could do almost anything if you were a noble and you could get away with it. This was especially true in Elizabeth Bathory’s time. This was the reason she was able to kill over 600 virgin women to bathe in their blood. Only to make her complexion even better. She was later referred to as Count Dracula, because of her horrible treatment to her victims. She was an only child. Her parents were very powerful

  • Comparing Daisy and Countess Olenska in Daisy Miller and The Age of Innocence

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    want to do nothing more but have fun with the company she please. The story “Daisy Miller” is a lot like The Age of Innocence. In both the movie and the book the leading lady was shunned from society because of their behavior. Both Daisy and the Countess Olenska were misunderstood and out-casted because they were saw as different. These women did not want to conform to what the society thought was proper and good, they had their own opinion and was bold in their time to state it. Daisy thought

  • The Birth of Computer Programming Ada Augusta Byron King Countess of Lovelace

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    The Birth of Computer Programming Ada Augusta Byron King Countess of Lovelace In a world of men, for men, and made by men, there were a lucky few women who could stand up and be noticed. In the early nineteenth century, Lovelace Augusta Byron King, Countess of Lovelace, made her mark among the world of men that has influenced even today’s world. She was the “Enchantress of Numbers” and the “Mother of Computer Programming.” The world of computers began with the futuristic knowledge of one

  • Father-Daughter Relationships in Sidney’s The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia, Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta, and Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice

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    Father-Daughter Relationships in Sidney’s The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia, Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta, and Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice Justification for the subjugation of females to males during the sixteenth century came from a variety of sources. Ranging from the view that God gave Adam authority over Eve as penalty for the fall, to a belief in the superiority of a husbands’ physical strength over that of his wife, attempts at rationalization of the restricted freedom of women

  • Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence

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    prototype for a character in Countess Olenska, the main character in Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence. Countess Olenska is the black sheep of her family because she is considered foreign, and the complicated decisions she faces often make her the focal point of society. Her decisions are made complicated by the web of family allegiances that are present in “Old” New York, the setting of the novel. On the surface, these agonizing decisions seem to present Countess Olenska as being indecisive and

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