Essay on Dracula
By Emily Braren
Dracula has multi-personalities in the novel Dracula, such as charming when he needed to be charming; and then cruel, nasty, and hostile, at other times. Dracula’s “force”, you could say, had effect on the personalities of several people. Dracula’s main themes he brought out in people were the kind, noble, and brave sides of people, and the more unpleasant sides of people, such as the vicious, easily disliked, and possessed sides of people.
The person who the most faithful follower of Dracula, and the person who was most affected by the presence of Dracula was the infamous asylum patient, Renfield. When Dracula was around, he often took on a possessed quality. He also acted strange, and would run …show more content…
At the beginning of the book, when Dracula and Jonathan Harker first met, the reader first got a sense of rebellion from Jonathan Harker, due to the presence of Dracula. Since rebellion seen in this from is an unattractive quality, the reader first got the sense of sliminess, disgust, and other things from Dracula. Jonathan Harker had both positive and negatives effects put upon him by Dracula. As mentioned before, the first effect put on someone by Dracula was rebellion, and a little dash of temptation. Dracula’s main effects on Jonathan Harker that were negative include the thought of suicide, murder, disgust, hate, and pure dread. Jonathan Harker, however, never became as vicious as others in the novel because he had the will power to stay sane, and deflect the effects of Dracula. (“For there is something so strange about this place I cannot but feel uneasy… Dracula page 32).
Dracula had several good effects on Jonathan Harker though, which included the will power to live and survive the evil reign of