Review Of ' Dracula ( Bram Stoker ) & Mary Shelley 's ' Frankenstein ' Essay

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INDEPENDENT NOVEL STUDY
Vaani Ladhar

Dracula (Bram Stoker) & Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
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How could Dracula be interpreted as a tale of “Forbitten Romance?”.….........2
Make a Skit/Video about a part of the book………………………..……….3 Choose a Controversial issue from the text and take a stand on ONE SIDE of the issue……………………………………………………………...…...4 – 5 Art Piece #1: Frankenstein and his Bride………………………………......6 Art Piece #2: Dracula (Bela Lugosi from the 1931 movie)………………...…7 Question #15: FORBITTEN ROMANCE
A forbidden romance is to be forbidden from the one you love, in other words to be separated. This is a pattern shown many times throughout the book with the proposals, illnesses, death and so on. There’s a lot of space for forbidden romance to make it’s way into their lives.
The first example of forbidden romance is with Lucy and her three lovers. As you know, Quincey Morris, Jack Seward, and Arthur Holmwood all proposed to her. Obviously, they all admired her to the point where they wanted to marry her, that is pretty clearly love. She could only say yes to one of the three proposals, she chose Arthur. This represents forbidden romance as the rejected men, Quincy and Jack, were taken or separated (forbidden) from the one they loved.
The other example of a forbidden romance is between Arthur and Lucy. Although Lucy said yes to Arthur’s proposal, they didn’t last long enough to get married. They were forbidden, separated and taken from each other

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