Comparing Dracula In Bram Stoker's Dracula And Van Helsing

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Although over a century has passed since Bram Stoker published Dracula, the novel still influences our culture and society today, challenging many writers to try and recreate “the vampire” in a modern light. Though every writer tried to recreate their own kind of vampire, but fundamentals were kept intact. I will be discussing and comparing two stories of vampires with each other as well compare both of them to Bram Stoker published Dracula. The movie I will be discussing is ”Van Helsing” is a 2004 American dark fantasy action-adventure film directed by Stephen Sommers which also has a TV-series. Another famous light novel converted into TV-Series is ”Hellsing” written and illustrated by Kouta Hirano from 1997 to 2008. Van Helsing is having…show more content…
He considers vampires above humans, but still helps them to suppress vampires that have gone out of control. He has a gorgeous human girl who he turned into vampire n wish of a girl as his subordinate whom he teaches the way of true vampire and train to protect humans. Though both motives and characters of both the vampires are different but the fundamentals powers and weakness are common as they both feed and live on blood. Both Dracula and Alucard are vulnerable to silver and tends to like Darkness and likes to sleep in the day although Alucard is not affected from sunlight. Moreover, there is much power difference between them. Alucard is shown as simply immortal and immensely powerful , so much that he can turn the world upside down and no human can ever dare to harm, but Dracula is not so powerful as Alucard also have the ability to control animals along with higher senses and physical strength but Dracula lacks any special ability. This comes to show that every fiction creates their own version of vampire based on the writer 's…show more content…
They don’t want to be scared by the vampire, with its “dreadful looks and evil ways; they want a sexy, gorgeous, more human character that they can sympathize with”. Thus leading to many female vampires in various other stories that are shown kind hearted and loves humans. In spite of the fact that Dracula and Alucard both start a "family," the reasons they do as such are totally extraordinary. Throughout the years, subsequent to drinking both men and particularly ladies ' blood, Dracula frames a "family" of his own, three vampire spouses. Despite the fact that the lady vampires are enticing, shapely, and wonderful, Dracula indicates little enthusiasm for them and rather centers his considerations on Lucy and after that Mina. Not at all like Dracula, Alucard could be viewed as a family person, loyal to organization and training his subordinated and considering them
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