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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Mentors feature prominently in the Gothic genre. From Dr Van Helsing in Bram Stoker's Dracula, who leads the young heroes into their quest to annihilate the Count, to Rupert Giles, the Watcher in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, older and more experienced adults have provided essential guidance for the younger protagonists of the genre. The differences in media of expression and the subsequent adaptations from novel to television series has not affected the presence of this

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    Essay On Watcher

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    EARLY LIFE: What does the girl destined to be next in a long line of Slayers do with the first fifteen years of her life? Well, if you're Buffy Summers, and you never had a Watcher until you were called, you do what every other Los Angeles girl would do: stay pretty, shoplift lipstick, paint your nails, and think about really vapid and shallow things. Buffy excelled at it. She was even named Fiesta Queen (Hemery High's version of the May Queen). Most of her life was filled with boys and clothes,

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer In the fickle world of TV the complexity and richness of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (US, UPN) the mysterious fable turns on fantastic depiction of the supernatural. Vampire extermination and demon pursuit by teenagers has kept it alive for six seasons. Our allegiance to BUFFY depends on a remarkable emotional involvement with very young but very strong characters. So its meaning, the rhythm of the BUFFYmyth, the speed with which its world turns are a product of our involvement

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    the social outcast showing that she can be independent. The popular girl Cordelia is shocked as she is rejected and at Buffy's intellect to outsmart her in what develops into a comic foil between the two. At the school Buffy meets her watcher Giles, at first she doesn't know that this is the case, but it soon becomes clear that she can't get away from the responsibility that being a slayer requires. This is significant as Buffy thought for a while that vampires had gone out of her life, as

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    "Have you ever thought about it? What would happen if...you could ever turn me? You can't, by the way, you couldnt' so..no bad ideas. I'm positive the universe makes Slayer-blood like...demon-infection-resistant-y or something. What ? That sounds like it should be a thing. But did you ever, you know, think about it?" Buffy didn't even know what made her ask. No matter how he answered she was pretty sure it'd make her want to hit him. But the thought had occurred to her a few nights ago, so now they

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    Xander Harris Speech

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    it was just him, Willow and Jesse, his best friend. When Buffy showed up in Sunnydale, Jesse was turned into a vampire and he fell for everyone's favorite slayer. Buffy joined their group, and with her, they started hanging out in the library with Giles, Buffy's watcher. In terms of relationships, this is where it gets a little complicated. At the beginning of the show, Xander fell instantly in love with Buffy. But at the time, Xander and Willow were best friends, and Willow had a sizable crush on

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    Xander Monologue

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    contact you there until I hear from you further.” Giles re-receiver-ed his phone and removed his glasses; tried to unfurrow his brow…without success. “Uh oh, Giles. You have bad news face. Who was that?” A red headed Wicca waited expectantly on Giles’ couch. His bad news face was never good. Probably an apocalypse. Probably a message from England. Maybe both, yikes. “It seems…there’s been an accident..that was Buffy. She’s at the hospital with Spike-” Giles started. But Xander was already out of his seat

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    serious conversation with the people who mean the most to them. Willow and Tara talk about their similar passion in witch craft; Xander and Anya make up and talk about their relationship and how they both truly feel about each other; Giles and his lover Olivia talk about Giles duties of a watcher and fighting monsters, vampires, and demons. When Riley goes to see Buffy in her dorm room they sit down on the bed and Riley says “I guess we have to talk” Buffy replies “I guess we do” but then neither of them

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    Rupert's Land: The Division Lies Only in Interpretation I sit here and I consider myself a young and developing Historian. I consider Frits Pannekoek and Irene M. Spry to be similar historians, yet with more knowledge, age, and experience. What I am sure does not differ between myself, these Authors and other related Historians, is a certain degree of ability to take a piece(s) of work and critically canalize it. I have done just that recently. I have taken the essays, The Flock Divided: Fractions

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    Puritanism, and The Salem Witch Trials

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    was called in. After much deliberation, Griggs concluded that the problem was witchcraft. This put into motion the forces that would ultimately result in the death of nineteen men and women. In addition to those nineteen people, one man named Giles Corey was crushed to death. Seventeen others died in prison and the lives of many were irrevocably changed. To better understand the events of the Salem witch trials, it is necessary to understand the time period in which the accusations of witchcraft

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