Crusade to Exterminate Vampires in Dracula's Inferno by Bram Stoker
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“For life be, after all, only a waitin' for somethin' else than what we're doin', and death be all that we can rightly depend on” (73). Dracula, written by Bram Stoker, involves a small crusade to exterminate the threat of vampires, along with Dracula, the master. Throughout the book, Dracula is a cause for many of the problems, as his sins spread and cause other sins. The sins that are the foundation for the levels of Hell are represented through the negative actions of the characters in Dracula. Dracula represents the sin of Lust early in the novel. Jonathan Harker is at Carfax estate working out business of buying a house in London with Count Dracula. The Count informs him that bad dreams will haunt him if he sleeps outside of his room. Disobeying the Count’s information, Jonathan finds a room with a couch and falls asleep on it. He is awoken by three mesmerizingly beautiful women.
All three had brilliant white teeth that shone like pearls against the ruby of their voluptuous lips. There was something about them that made me uneasy, some longing and at the same time some deadly fear. I felt in my heart a wicked , burning desire that they would kiss me with those red lips. It is not good to note this down, lest some day it should meet Mina’s eyes and cause her pain; but it is the truth (39).
Jonathan committed Lust, one of the lighter offences in Dante’s Inferno, although it is still punishable by being in Hell. He was soon to be married to Mina, but had a yearning to be