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    strongest human drives is a desire for power. In Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Abraham Van Helsing is a classic example of this behavior. Throughout the novel, Van Helsing seeks to gain power over others believing that he is to carry out God’s message by ridding the world of evil. This is exemplified in his killing of Lucy Westenra, leading the other men to destroy vampires alongside him, and in introducing Catholicism into the lives of the English. By integrating himself into the circle of characters, Van Helsing seeks to exert power over the others as the figurehead of unwavering righteousness. Abraham Van Helsing comes into the lives of the cast of Dracula through association with Dr. John Seward. An intelligent, skilled, and well-balanced…

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    a recurring symbol in the text because it was used as a powerful weapon against evil. By being under the care and supervision of Dr Van Helsing and the use of the garlic flowers Lucy has found some sort of peace. She felt secure for her fear had vanished for a moment. Stoker makes it clear that Lucy feels protected the following is proof of this, “Dr Van-Helsing has been with me all this bad dreaming seems to have passed away: the noises that used to freighted me out of my wits –the flapping…

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    Moving along, we will now examine how the male authoritative figures of the text cope with Lucy’s dualism aroused by their fear of female sexuality. Very covertly in the structure of the narrative, Stoker expounds the numerous of ways characters perceive a present dualism in her character. For example, when Dr. Abraham Van Helsing first comes to visit Lucy Westenra upon Dr. John Seward’s request, we can see how these two perform carefully to bring up Lucy’s condition in her presence, they begin…

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    bloodsucking vampire. Van Helsing had to pull Author off of her declining body in order to protect Author from becoming a vampire himself. Lucy surprisingly, was reported as looking more lively and beautiful after her death. “Death had given back part of her beauty, for her brow and cheek had recovered some of their flowing lines; even the lips had lost their deadly pallor. It was as if the blood, no longer needed for the working of the heart had gone to make the harshness of death as little…

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    Bram stocker’s dracula Bram Stoker’s Dracula is an American made film, genre was a romantic horror film that was made in 1992 by director and producer Francis Ford Copppola. The movie is based on the novel Dracula by the author Bram Stoker. the lead characters in the movie Dracula is Gary oldman as Count Dracula, Winona Ryder as Mina Harker, Anthony Hopkins as Professor Abraham Van Helsing and the actor Keanu Reeves as Jonathan Harker. some of the less known characters are Richard E. Grant…

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    Mary Van Helsing was born at Saint George 's Hospital in London, England (Southern District) on September 18, 1976. The only child of Anneliese Beaulieu - a direct descendant of a powerful line of French Quarter witches - an artist and secretary at Sotheby 's Auction House, and Professor Abraham Van Helsing: the renowned physician and monster hunter. He was responsible for the capture and containment of the infamous father of vampires in the latter part of the nineteenth century. One of the…

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    turned Mina into a vampire who transforms into a little white bat. I used all the same characters, adding only Baddie the Harker household’s pet cat. I did kill off Mina for the greater good of the story. I kept the same epistolary format with the characters writing letters, diary and journal entries, telegrams, and news clippings. I wanted to keep the formatting authentic. I used the same style of entry for each character by seeing how each character would write a letter by the way they entered…

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    It is told in the style of journals, letters, telegrams, and newspaper clippings with five different narrators, Jonathan Harker, Mina Murray (later Harker), Lucy Westenra, Dr. John Seward, and Professor Abraham Van Helsing. It begins as Jonathan Harker, a lawyer, is traveling through Hungary to Transylvania to meet a client, Count Dracula, who is trying to move to London. After a long journey in which the natives of Hungary and Transylvania began to act strange after finding out where he was…

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    imagination playing tricks on my sight. Letter, Jonathan Harker to Van Helsing 23 November. My friend Abraham Van Helsing, The most awful event has happened. Eight days ago, at 5 o’clock, I arrived home from a long day at work. When I walked into the house to find the large window open. I thought it was only Mina opening the window to get more fresh air inside the house. I closed it and was going to ask her about it, but I was too tired so I went to bed instead. Almost a full week…

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    written by Bram Stoker is about Jonathan Harker, a man who travels to Transylvania to come up with a deal with Count Dracula, who lives in a castle. The Count sees a picture of Jonathan 's soon to be wife Mina, and he tells Jonathan to tell her he will be at the castle longer than expected only to be trapped by Dracula. While Jonathan is trapped in the castle Dracula travels to meet Mina, who falls in love with because of her similarity to his late wife. While Dracula is visiting Mina…

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