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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
by Seth Grahame-Smith

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Analysis

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

Setting

America! In the 19th CenturyLincoln is from Illinois—at least according to people from Illinois—so it's strange to find out that he was born in Kentucky, spent some time in Indiana, travelled u...

Narrator Point of View

Third Person (Omniscient)/First Person (Peripheral Narrator)This is a little confusing, so be gentle with us, because we are confused, too. Let's cut out the introduction and look at the rest of th...

Tone

Super SeriousWe'll just let Seth Grahame-Smith (the real person, not the narrator) explain this: "The more absurd your premise, the more serious your execution has to be" (source).To be fair, the b...

What's Up With the Title?

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.Yep, you heard that right. The title of this book (however strange and shocking) lays it all out on the line for us. It tells us exactly what the author's up to: let...

What's Up With the Epigraph?

"The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?" —Edgar Allan PoeBefore we even know where this quote is...

What's Up With the Ending?

The very last section of Chapter Fourteen is about what Lincoln does after his assassination and vampirization (totally just made that word up). He and Henry continue to fight for black civil right...

Tough-o-Meter

3 (Base Camp)If you were to actually find Abe's journal from the 1800s, it would be hard to read: he would constantly be misspelling things at first (since he didn't go to school); his syntax would...

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