Term:Data SourceDefinition:The first category of Perkowski'soutline, with only one of the ten steps,the Information Source(s).Term:Information Source(s)Definition:This refers to the work of vampirefolklore that one is analyzing.Term:The Vampire's CharacteristicsDefinition:This is the second category of theoutline, which helps to detail thevarious characteristics of the vampirebeing analyzed.Term:Country and RegionDefinition:This step specifies where the vampireitself is from, if this information isprovided. It may be different from thecountry and region of the informationsource itself.Term:NameDefinition:This step specifies what the vampire iscalled, or, alternatively what it isnamed. IE: Count Dracula.
Term:OriginDefinition:This step details how the vampirebecame a vampire, indicating theprocess required for transformation inthe source of folklore being analyzed.Term:DetectionDefinition:This step looks at how the vampire isdiscovered in the source beinganalyzed. It is important to note that