Rough Draft by Justin Varghese Dracula is a well-known Gothic classic. Its representation in film and play adaptations made Dracula famous worldwide. Stoker wrote Dracula to challenge the views of the late 19th century era. Sexuality and its references were seen as taboo in The Victorian Era. Stoker’s background including childhood sickness, college athletic career, and interests in the supernatural found in the various folklore along with influence from his mentor Walt Whitman and the Enlightenment Era lead to strong characteristics in main protagonists such as Van Helsing. While his contrasting views on sexuality by describing it in a violent manner and emphasizing the desiring and lustful feelings of humanity.
Stoker’s athletic career influenced the characteristics of his main hero in his novel, Dracula. Stoker was born under the Protestant denomination in a town near the capital of Ireland. His family was average, and so was his early childhood days. He went to college at the heart of Ireland and became successful in his sporting career at the college. He took up his father 's work as a civil service clerk. His first literary appearance was critic pieces in newspapers and later magazines. He grew close to Walt Whitman. He met his future business client six years later, after he started his job as a civil service clerk in 1870. In 1878, he managed a theatre in London for his client. He married after quitting his stint in London. In the last three decades before