People hide these fears behind artificial masks, and feel they are powerful over one another. The problem is, when one’s outer mask starts to crumble, his/her true colors shine brightly through the cracks of the outer mask. The novel tackles the vampire’s strengths and weaknesses, and some of these reflect the dark side to the age of moralistic views and actions. Bram Stoker brings light upon the humanity’s dark and cloudy weaknesses and limitations of their everyday living. Dracula is the Satan to this story, for he is fake, cruel, humiliating, and outright evil.
Rarely has another novel been able to come close to the dismay that the witness experiences in Dracula. Bram Stoker wrote a true piece work of art that will never be able to be topped. With willing suspension of disbelief, Stoker makes she accounts of terror in Dracula seem as if they could actually happen. The image the author creates is horrendous and he his tone brings about the most dreadful of adventures. Works Cited Shelley, Mary.
"As the Count leaned over me and his hands touched me a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal. "(Chapter 2, pg. 20) Count Dracula managed to surprise you with something new or some sort of new power he has. Unlike the rest of the characters, Dracula stands out because he is evil and he does not have a heart surely because he is undead as Van Helsing explains. But what does Dracula really represent?
In Dracula, the monsters had supernatural powers, which they used to take over the environment, and cause deaths. On the other hand, In Victor Frankenstein film, the monster was just a vengeful creature that took revenge on the people because they rejected him. In Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Jekyll just made a shadow of himself, which he thought was evil. The stories give the audience an opportunity to get scared. Works Cited Shelley, Mary, Stoker Bram, and Stevenson, Robert Louis.
Although most people assume that in Frankenstein, the creature was the murderer, the truth is the exact opposite. Victor was the real murderer. He is the murderer when the novel is viewed on three different symbolic levels, as a Romantic novel, Archetype novel, or a Gothic novel. On the romantic level, Victor is the monster because he abandoned the creature and left him to fend for himself. The creature was miserable and simply wanted a companion, but because of the poor behavior and attitude of Frankenstein, it was impossible.
In the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker there are many characters that display qualities of good verse evil. The Count Dracula is a mysterious character who appears as an odd gentleman but the longer the story goes on Dracula shows his true self. Dracula started infiltrating the lives of anyone who crossed his path and he was not stopping his destruction of others’ lives. Many people were affect by Dracula’s actions but there were two people that Dracula caused an impact on during his rampage. Dracula is an evil, cunning, and selfish character who harms the life of a young man and ruins the future of an innocent woman.
In the year 1897, Bram Stoker releases the crown jewel of the 20th century: his vampire epic Dracula. Ever since Dracula, Transylvania, and castles have been associative of vampirism, the world has become “bloody”. There are slight deviations to the novel, but the majority of them are fairly partial to the novel. Worldly views show Dracula as an old man with a new face. The inception of Bram Stoker’s Dracula has been the melting pot of the recreations and incarnations of the world’s deadliest, bloodsucking vampire, Count Dracula.
A theatrical touring group came to Dublin offering a production of Sheridan’s The Rivals featuring a young actor named Henry Irving (born John Henry Brodribb), the most high... ... middle of paper ... ... time and died. A devastated Stoker drifted through life after that, managing various theatrical projects, working as a writer here and there, and publishing more novels, none of which compared to the one great creation of his life. “Bram Stoker died on April 20, 1912 in London, England and was interred at Golders Green Crematorium, London” (“Wikipedia”). Bram Stoker wrote numerous novels, short stories, essays, and lectures, but Dracula is, by far, his most famous work. His other works have not aged well, but the story of Count Dracula continues to sell steadily even to this day.
Dr. Seward writes how he was at first convinced that Lucy was, in fact, a vampire, but later thinks these ideas are outlandish. He is unwilling to accept Van Helsing’s intuition because his thoughts could not be justified by logic, but could be proven merely by beliefs. Similarly, Jonathan has initial feelings about Dracula that he was convinced were wrong as they were not rational thoughts. He writes that, “there is something so strange about this place and all in it that [he] cannot but feel uneasy.” (2... ... middle of paper ... ...l. After discovering this, Van Helsing, Dr. Seward, Quincey, and Arthur hunted her, and killed the evil soul that had taken over her body. She then truly dies and is left in her natural, humane state.
Dracula’s ultimate demise is momentous for all characters involved. To the protagonist band, it restores Mina to them, as well as gives them a sense of closure. It also puts Satan’s little protégé out of his eternal (or not so eternal) misery. Next time you catch yourself fantasizing about being an immoral, unethical, valueless, careless fool, who people revere and fear, remember the pain and horror of Dracula’s tale, and think about whether you really want that life, or if you’d be willing to settle for a human existence, filled with painful decisions, love, loss, and the rest of whatever we come in contact with in our lives. Seriously contemplate that the next time you ask, “Can I be you Dracula?”