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  • Analysis Of The Novel ' Dracula '

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    Analysis of Dracula Although Dracula was not the first vampire novel, the effect that Bram Stoker’s creation had on the vampire genre is undisputable. At the time, it was written intellectual revelations during the 19th century had begun to change what people fear. Archaic legends like vampire stories no longer inspired terror in industrializing areas like Britain. What made Dracula widely successful was the incorporation of modern themes and anxieties with the renowned archetype of the vampire

  • Analysis Of The Novel ' Dracula '

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    that Stoker added more upon the vampires in the stories he was told and used them as inspiration for his novel Dracula. There are several theories behind what really influenced Stoker, a common one is that his influence derived from Prince of Wallachia, Vlad III or better known as Vlad the Impaler. However, his nephew, Irving Stoker, claims that his uncle was inspired after he seen Count Dracula in a nightmare after eating too much dressed crab. Stoker is said to have added more upon the vampire characters

  • Dracula, Gothic And Epistolary Novels Of Dracula And Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    information and old European folktales to create famous Gothic novels like Dracula; Before writing Dracula, he studied for eight years stories of vampires. The title of Stoker’s story has historical significance to Vlad Dracul the 3rd, a Wallachian ruler who impaled his victims on stakes. Bram Stoker also was influenced by his lifetime, before the publication of Dracula, Gothic and Epistolary novels were on the rise hence why Dracula is classified as both. Stoker’s life as a Victorian can be seen

  • Analysis Of The Novel ' Dracula '

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    many literary analyses of the novel, Dracula is full of statements regarding gender roles and gender separation in the late nineteenth century. Stoker conveys contrasting female personas through Lucy and Mina. Though these women exist in the same time period and within the same social class, they have varying personality traits that reflect their womanhood in relation to societal ideals and, more specifically, to the men around them. Multiple times within the novel, the traits of the ideal nineteenth

  • Dracula: An Epitome of the Gothic Novel

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    Weems British Literature August 9, 2010 Dracula, by Bram Stoker, is quite the epitome of the gothic novel. Towards the beginning of the story, the setting takes place in an old and ominous castle, which is highly characteristic of gothic literature. Harker’s tribulation begins when “the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle,” (Stoker 18). There is also a gloomy and menacing tone given to the setting of the novel, as in most pieces of gothic literature

  • The Novel ' Dracula ' By Bram Stoker

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    The book Dracula by Abraham Stoker is filled with many intriguing topics and themes such as sexuality and gender. These topics and the way they are addressed in the book were very controversial when published on May 26, 1897 and were seen as scandalous by its readers. Through this book, Bram Stoker made the idea of vampires become a relevant part of popular culture as it is today and allowed them to be interpreted as figures symbolizing sex and the transference of disease. During Stoker 's era,

  • Female Characters Of The Novel ' Dracula '

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    Throughout the Victorian period in which Dracula was written, there was great concern over the roles of women, and the place they held in society. The two central female characters in Dracula are Mina Murray, later Mina Harker, and Lucy Westenra, though arguably Dracula’s three daughters also hold a strong place in terms of female characters in the novel also. One of the main depictions of women in the novel is that are either both sexually promiscuous and overtly sexual, or they are pure and chaste

  • Bram Stoker's Novel Dracula

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    Bram Stokers’ novel Dracula is an intriguing novel, which puts forth many ideas to contemplate. Gender roles and the status of women in society are two values immensely evident throughout the novel. The novel is based in the 1800s, a time in history when a new uprising in feminine attitudes and ides was emerging. These new women directly opposed the gender role of women during the Victorian era. Although this change was unfavourable and opposed, it went ahead and forever changed feminine ideas in

  • Dracula As A Gothic Novel Analysis

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    Dracula is told through a series of letters, journals, newspapers, and other writings instead of a single, connected narrative. In literature, Dracula would be not only classified as a Gothic novel but also an epistolary novel. The letters and journals in Stoker’s novel tell the reader the plot of the story; In the beginning of Dracula after the reader leaves Jonathan and enters Mina’s world, Mina and Lucy exchange letters back and forth setting up the rising action of the plot of the novel. In the

  • The Novel Dracula By Bram Stoker, Is A Horror Story That

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    The novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, is a horror story that involves a group of male protagonists, Jonathan Harker, a solicitor, Dr. John Seward, an asylum doctor and Dr. Van Helsing, a scientist, who are out to kill The Count as they fear he may bring more tragedy to their homeland. Before all this chaos, it starts off with Jonathan going to Transylvania to help Dracula with some real estate business. On his journey and stay at the castle, he experiences strange and odd things. He soon finds out that