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  • The Story Of Bram Stoker

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    The story of Dracula consists of many genres that it can be classified as, some of them being adventure, fantasy, horror and gothic fiction. The writing style of Bram Stoker is unique and he uses any word to his advantage, describing the novel and painting a picture for the reader. The graphic description helps readers to imagine the place and make it seem as if they were there in person. The time-period of which this story was written and based upon, was in the mid-Victorian era (1850-1870). In

  • Dracula, By Bram Stoker

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    I chose to review: sexuality. The Victorian Era was viewed as a period diluted in intense sexual repression and I believe that Dracula effectively exploited this as the fear of sexuality was commonplace in the society. In this paper I will examine Bram Stoker’s Dracula and highlight his use of sexuality. I will analysis the female sexuality that is prevalent throughout the book, the complexities are at work within the text, and the

  • Dracula, By Bram Stoker

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    In Bram Stoker’s Dracula, there is a plethora of ways the novel can be critically analyzed, but there’s one theory in particular that I found the most interesting to apply. I used the theory of deconstructuralism to critically analyze Dracula, and to help break down the story into particular meanings and themes that can contradict the typical perceptions and first impressions of the novel. To better help complement my analysis, I read and analyzed another popular article by John Paul Riquelme, titled

  • Dracula, By Bram Stoker

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    Bram Stoker creates a well written novel that engages the reader. He designs this novel to contain several techniques which bring character and originality to his writing. Bram Stoker refers to an abnormal character appearance in his work to convey his messages in a mysterious manner to the readers. Meanwhile, Stoker properly establishes the mythology of vampires to help readers appreciate, interpret and analyze the elements of vampirism more efficiently. Stoker writes his novel in such away that

  • Dracula, By Bram Stoker

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    In the 1897 novel “Dracula” by Bram Stoker, a vampire named Count Dracula is brought about and brung into the “real world”. Many stories, books, movies, and games have developed from this novel. In the novel, Dracula has a lot of myths attached to him. These myths are what make him a vampire, and so when other people come up with these new stories or books or movies, they also implement myths into their characters to give them life as a vampire. In every story, most of the characters are considered

  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula

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    behaves; with such things as women, food, and Harker. The Victorian era definitely influenced the writing of the time through reflections of exploitation of women and a certain darkness in ones self, also explains of mystery and suspense. Abraham (Bram) Stoker was born in Dublin in 1847, the third of seven children. As a child he was sickly and bedridden. To entertain him, his mother would tell him horror stories. He overcame his illness and, by the time he entered Trinity

  • Dracula, By Bram Stoker

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    The novel, Dracula, was written by Bram Stoker in the late eighteen hundreds. The setting of Dracula is during the end of the nineteenth century, in England and Eastern Europe. The entirety of the novel is based on a vampire with heinous intentions that he casts upon a group of English citizens whom decide to rid the town of his evil. While reading the novel it is apparent that the genre is horror and gothic and that the tone is very dark and dramatic. Bram Stoker does this in a very intentional

  • Essay about Bram Stoker

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    Bram Stoker Bram Stoker unleashed his horrific creation on an unsuspecting world over one hundred years ago. One could hardly imagine that his creature of the night would delight and inhabit the nightmares of every generation between his and ours. Count Dracula has become an icon of evil, and is perhaps the most widely recognized bogeyman in all of world literature. To date, there have been over one hundred films made about Dracula or other assorted vampires, not to mention countless novels

  • Symbolism In Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    Bram Stoker's Symbolic Dracula Dracula, is most likely one of the most iconic monsters of the twentieth century, mostly as a blood sucking creature that prowls the night looking his next victim. Nevertheless there is a much deeper more hidden mysterious series of symbols hidden behind the story of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Bram Stoker was a Irish immigrant to london who was fascinated by new technology and science but heavily concerned with the jewish population arriving where he was and across

  • Victorian Norms In Bram Stoker

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    Developing the inside versus outside tensions between England and Eastern Europe, Bram Stoker challenges Victorian social norms. This tension is particularly evident when understanding the spread of vampirism to be an invasion of England. Although this invasion is fantastical and not realistic, its targets the legitimate Victorian fear of invasion. As an island nation close to other significant European powers, England was able to escape many years of land invasions, but always had to remain wary