Through a similar use of characterization of characters who change from good to evil in their novels, both Bram Stoker and Robert Louis Stevenson convey the theme that there is an ongoing battle between good and evil. Stroker’s character, Lucy, begins the novel as an innocent girl waiting to marry her future husband, Arthur. However, before her wedding occurs, she is tragically bitten by Dracula, a savage vampire. She slowly begins to lose aspects of her good soul, including her purity and innocence. Lucy eventually dies: completing the transition t...
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...In addition, both Dracula and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde exemplify the theme through the use of conflict between good and evil forces. They contrast in the type of conflict they use. Moreover, the theme is commonly expressed by both authors through the use of a character suffering from a mental illness showcasing vulnerability to the side of evil. However, the characters differ in who they are displayed as vulnerable towards. Similar to the film, the Avengers, both Dracula and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde present the theme of a constant battle between the opposing sides of good and evil. Bram Stoker expresses the theme better through his novel, Dracula. A natural battle between the opposing sides of good and evil has existed since the beginning of time, and it appears that as long as the Earth keep spinning, the battle will never end.
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