Vampires: blood, energy, life force… the reality behind the legends

Cold, pale, lovers of night and darkness, they sleep in coffins, turn into bats and prefer virgins … surely this is the most common description that comes to anyone’s mind when it comes to Vampires … Well … vampires do exist, and some are among us too.  In fact, vampires can also be ordinary people, friends, brothers,Continua a leggere “Vampires: blood, energy, life force… the reality behind the legends”

The Imp of the Perverse: what drives a man to his self-destruction?

The Imp of the Perverse is a short story written in nonfiction form by Edgar Allan Poe. We discuss the various self-destructive impulses that can come to take possession of man, all embodied as a symbolic metaphor of the so-called “ genius of perversion “: the narrator describes this sprite as the agent who tries to make peopleContinua a leggere “The Imp of the Perverse: what drives a man to his self-destruction?”