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Sociology- Subculture

Sociology (B Period)- Porell

Mary Foley-Duquette

on 26 March 2013

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Transcript of Sociology- Subculture

The Vampire Lifestyle General Lifestyle of the
Everyday Vampire The Different Levels of Vampirism The Origin of Vampires Stereotypes Skeptics Fun Facts About Vampires THE END! -Humans of the Vampire subculture enjoy to dress in dark clothing, preferably in a more gothic style.
-Many vampires wear heavy white make up, making them look "dead" and wear prosthetic fangs.
-It is normal to drink human blood from human sacrifices or from blood donors. Delicious.... Like any group, there are levels in which these Vampires are classified:
1) Sanguinarians
2) Psychic
3) Transcendental -Vampires were first discussed in the year 6500 B.C.
-Many stories were written and passed down from generation to generation, an attempt to prove they exist.
~skeptics note that the Vampiric encounters were usually recorded from the paranoid people of that day and age.
~many heirarchy made themselves known as Vampires (e.g Elizabeth Bathory) or emporers had fought the Vampire menace (e.g Charlemagne vs. Quadilla) -Skeptics believe that Vampires are mythical creatures that live in Legends told throughout history.
-They believe that history citing of Vampires drinking blood and what not was a form of ritual to praise the gods in many cultures.
-Skeptics note that modern day "vampires" are usually suffering of some psychological disorder which makes them crave human blood or believe that they are immortal. Stereotypes are assumptions/expectations about a certain group of people. -Vampires don't always wear gothic robes; they enjoy casual wear just like anybody else.

-Vampires DO NOT SPARKLE. Sorry Edward.

-By the end of the twentieth century, over 300 motion pictures were made about vampires, and over 100 of them featured Dracula. Over 1,000 vampire novels were published, most within the past 25 years

-A vampire supposedly has control over the animal world and can turn into a bat, rat, owl, moth, fox, or wolf. Sanguinarians -call themselves "the real Vampires"
-have an uncontrolable craving for human blood.
~they have their own blood donors who offer them blood
-very dependent on human blood; it gives them "energy" (physical stamina) Psychic -does not feed on blood; they feed off "life force".
~a life force is someone's auora or spiritual/emotional energy.
-there is no evidence that proves that these type of Vampires are real, people just take the word of the vampires themself.
~ Transcendental -these vampires believe that they are immortal (never die)
-Transcendental believe that they can fuse with a younger vampire body, achieving immortality
-it is optional to drink blood in this level of Vampirism. 1) Garlic harms Vampires.
NOPE. Garlic is believed to have an anti-evil property, that would work against evil forces. Garlic may have cause bad breath, but it won't harm vampires. 2) Vampires MUST drink blood.
NOPE. Some vampires can just chill without having to consume blood of any kind. First of all, What is a Subculture? A subculture is a group with its own unique values, norms, behaviors that exists within a larger culture. Sources: <http://paranormal.about.com/od/vampires/a/real-vampires_2.htm>.




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