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  • A Summary of Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    composed from letters, journal and diary entries, telegrams, and newspaper clippings. Jonathan Harker, Mina Murray (later Mina Harker), and Dr. Seward write the largest contributions to the novel although the writings of Lucy Westenra and Abraham Van Helsing constitute some key parts of the book. The novel has a slightly journalistic feel, as it is a harrowing account supposedly written by the people who witnessed the book's events. A young Englishman named Jonathan Harker travels through

  • Braham Stoker's Dracula

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    flees" said Jonathan, "he must not get away." Arthur proceeds with the stake cautiously. "I got him" yelled Arthur. Abraham shoves a clove of garlic in the Count's mouth. "get him before he tries to get away." Jonathan and Quincey, use silver knives to cut off his head. "We have finally done it we killed Dracula" said Quincey. Jonathon was determined to escape. Arthur, Abraham, Jonathan, and Quincey are determined to kill Dracula. In order to get out of the Count's castle Jonathan thinks

  • Dracula by Bram Stoker

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    his masterpiece Dracula. The evil character Count Dracula is a vampire who wants to move to London and turn everyone into vampires. To demolish his plan Jonathan Harker, Mina Murray, Arthur Holmwood, Dr. Seward, Quincey P. Morris and Dr. Abraham Van Helsing come out and put an end to his world domination. “Is that the end of Dracula? We will never know” (Har-el). Bibliography: Works Cited Lidston, Robert. “Bram Stoker.” World Literature Criticism. Detroit: Gale, 1992. Vol.6 Lovecraft

  • Character Analysis Of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis

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    cold-hearted parent who experiences his son’s transformation into a giant bug; worried only by a sense of lost financial support, Mr. Samsa has little to no concern towards his son’s welfare. On the other hand, Bram stoker, the author of Dracula sketched Van Helsing as a righteous hero character trying to save humanity by leading a group of courageous men and women to hunt down an evil vampire. Comparing a kind hearted, knowledgeable and fearless leader to an insensitive, selfish and broken Oldman, these two

  • Comparing the Duty of the Physician in Dracula, Frankenstein, and Awakenings

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    with Dr. Seward and Dr. Van Helsing aiding Lucy Westerna and Mina Harper. Of the two physicians however, Seward comes to illustrate the failings of Victorian English society, and is also romantically involved with one of the patients (Lucy Westerna) which confuses and muddles the normal duties one would expect from a doctor to their patient. From these distractions and lack of belief in the supernatural - modern Victorian society dismissed the supernatural - Dr. Van Helsing stands at the forefront

  • Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    com/content/lucy-westenras-sexuality-in-dracula-a77231 Unknown, 22 October 2007, Portrayal of Women in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Knowledge Network, 09/04/11, http://en.oboulo.com/portrayal-of-women-in-bram-stoker-s-dracula-39992.html Wikipedia, 9 April 2011, Abraham van Helsing, Wikipedia, 10/04/11, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Van_Helsing

  • Essay On Xenophobia In Dracula

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    In 1897, an Irish author by the name of Abraham ‘Bram’ Stoker introduced the character of the vampire, Count Dracula, to readers of the time. As written and published in the Victorian era, referring to the time during which England fell under the 63 year reign of Queen Victoria, Dracula reflects the attitudes and beliefs of individuals during this period. It was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire, and was an age rich in industrial, political, scientific, cultural, and military change

  • Bram Stoker's Dracula as a Romantic Myth

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    Bram Stoker's Dracula as a Romantic Myth In this paper, I will present my reflections and thoughts on the myth of Dracula in particular, and the vampyre in general, as a love story and show the deeply rooted links between the two myths and Christianity, as refracted through the prism of Francis Ford Coppola's film Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). One of the most well known aspects of a vampyre is that it must feed upon the blood of the living; Dracula must drink to survive, (akin to people drinking

  • The Castle of Count Dracula

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    any character within Dracula’s reach. In the novel, Count Dracula’s castle and its location in the Carpathian Mountains encourage the development of a sense of mystery and suspense that drive the actions of Count Dracula, Jonathan Harker, and Van Helsing. Count Dracula lives in an isolated, old castle with “great doorway[s]” and “massive stone”. The castle is filled with “frowning walls”, “dark window openings” (21), and confusing hallways containing large rooms behind many locked doors. The castle

  • Characters Symbolizing Light and Darkness

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    respectively. Both authors shed light on the aspect of symbolism in light and darkness as a metaphor for morality. In The Hobbit, Gandalf represents light and thus goodness, whereas the Goblins represent darkness and evil and similarly, in Dracula, Abraham Van Helsing represents light and therefore, goodness whereas Dracula represents darkness and therefore evil. In this paper, symbolism is referring to objects or situations that can represent an idea. Such as the light of morning is a metaphor for the hope

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