Dracula, By Bram Stoker's Influence On Popular Culture

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Dracula’s Influence on Popular Culture
Dracula, by Bram Stoker has had an influence on the popular culture. It has had many movies, books, and plays made about it. There have been numerous books and movies published about it. The book itself was published on May 26, 1897. He has created a mythical person who some wish to be. Dracula has been made in many different movies. Even though there are other vampires, many of them will reference to Dracula by Bram Stoker. Some people have said that it has been one of his best books he has written! "He had received a letter from a Mr. de Ville of London,telling him to receive, if possible before sunrise so as to avoid customs, a box which would arrive at Galatz... He had been paid for his work by an
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One of them is Twilight. Edward and his family had been trained to drink animal blood and then Bella comes along and gets cut. It was hard for him to overcome the fact that Bella was bleeding and he almost kills her . Edward was really fast and strong. He could be somewhere faster than a car. They didn’t have “daylight rings” they just shimmered in the sunlight. "There is a method in his madness, and the rudimentary idea in my mind is growing. It will be a whole idea soon, and then, oh unconscious cerebration! you will have to give the wall to your conscious brother”(88)
Another reference is the movie Hotel Transylvania. It was where Dracula lived. It was a “safe haven” type thing, he knew he would be safe if he went there. At the beginning of the movie he flew in as a bat. That was something Dracula could do. In this movie he had a daughter named Mavis in reference to his wife Mina. "When we started,the crowd round the inn door, which had by this time swelled to a considerable size, all made the sign of the cross and pointed two fingers towards me. With some difficulty I got a fellow-passenger to tell me what they meant... it was a charm or guard against the evil
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(4).” In Dracula, they over sexualized the females. "I was bewildered, and strangely enough, I did not want to hinder him. I suppose it is part of the horrible curse that this happens when his touch is on his victim."(342) According to Podonsky, when Dracula was published it was all about sex, lust and evil. Men were strictly dominated and had more the advantages. Women had to refrain from freedom, while men could do anything. “There was something about them that made me uneasy, some longing, burning desire that they would kiss me with those red lips. The fair girl shook her head coquettishly… advanced and bent over me until I could feel the movement of her breath upon me.” (51-52) Dracula only thought that women were only good for

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