Trespassing Quotes In Dracula

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In gothic literature, it is a known act to search and creep around to find out secrets. One component which comes with the searching is trespassing. In the novel Dracula, the protagonist Jonathan Harker trespasses into forbidden areas and in the story “Berenice,” the protagonist, Egaeus, trespasses into the unknown. In the poem, “I Heard a Fly Buzz,” a fly trespasses by invading the narrators last few moments. In the movie The Conjuring, the Perron family moves into a house in which the former owners feel as if they are trespassing on their property. In the novel Dracula, the protagonist Jonathan Harker trespasses into forbidden areas and in the story “Berenice,” the protagonist Egaeus trespasses into the unknown. In the novel Dracula, Jonathan …show more content…
The narrator in the story is close to death and there is nothing but silence, until a fly trespasses the space and silence and interrupts the narrator’s peaceful death. “I Heard a Fly Buzz” states, “and then it was There interposed a Fly - With Blue - uncertain - stumbling Buzz -Between the light - and me -And then the Windows failed - and then I could not see to see” (Dickenson 1). Before the fly imposes, the poem discusses the silence and the simple atmosphere. Because of the fact that flies do not know the situations in which they fly into, this trespassing is not deliberate, but it is brought in a straightforward way because the narrator comes right out and discusses how the fly imposed on the silence before her …show more content…
When this family moves into a new house, the previous owners are not alive, but yet they are spirits. In this movie, the first woman who owned the house was a worshipper of Satan, killed her child/children and then committed suicide at the property. After this, every other householder is haunted by the first owner because she is angry that they are trespassing her house and property. When the Perron family “trespasses” on her property, the consequences are very clear. The spirit of the owner attaches itself to the mother of the family in order to force her to do the same exact acts in which she previously did; to kill her children and then commit suicide. This “trespassing” is not deliberate because the family does not even realize what they are doing or getting themselves into. The reason that the spirit is attacking the family is unknown until Ed and Loraine Warren arrive. Then the spirit speaks to Loraine and says, “Get out of my house!” Therefore, the trespassing is subtle at first, but then it is straightforward and becomes

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