Sex, Sin and Samhain: The Sexualisation of the “Wicked”

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Bela Lugosi and Helen Chandler in “Dracula”, 1931, directed by Tod Browning for Universal. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Consider Count Dracula

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Vlad Țepeș, most famously known as “Vlad the Impaler”: 15th century Prince of Wallachia (modern-day Romania)
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Bela Lugosi as Dracula (1931)

And What of the Witch?

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c. 1530, “A Witch Riding on a Phallus”, Francesco Mazzola
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c.1514 “Three Witches”, Hans Baldung-Grien
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c.1500 “Witch Riding Backwards on a Goat”, Albrecht Dürer
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c.1515 “Standing Witch with Monster”, Hans Baldung-Grien. Note how it is unclear whether the witch is in the submissive aspect here, and being vaginally penetrated by the monster, or whether it is she who is exerting dominance over the monster (and thereby inverting her “natural” role of the receptive and submissive female) by penetrating it, either by a very heavy stream of liquid (urine?, female ejaculate?) or some kind of phallic-type protrusion from her vagina.

Get Sexy This Samhain, Get Horny For Halloween

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“A Horny Halloween: Six Smutty Stories for the Samhain Season”
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Erotica writer, Audiobook Narrator / Producer, Freelancer, Blogger. Physically residing in London, UK, but spending most of my time living inside my own head.

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