Count Dracula

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  • Count Dracula Comparison Essay

    The novel Dracula written by Bram Stoker’s has countless adaptations due to Stoker’s unique construction of the monstrous character Count Dracula. These adaptations include movies, television series, parodies, novels, video games, and comic books. At first impression of the film I thought the director and screen play writer did a satisfactory job alongside keeping the film similar to the original writings, although there are some differences. One of the most prominent character difference was that Lucy’s Mother was not in the film to help her when she is ill, or in the film at all. Dr. Van Helsing swears that the best thing is to provide a blood transfusion on Lucy, although in the novel this is a process that goes on four times but, in the…

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  • Count Dracula Dangerous Analysis

    With reference to the key concepts of purity and impurity, magical thinking, mythmaking, formalization, and the strong emotions it can be shown that the character Count Dracula is dangerous, and that is was right for him to be treated as such. To be dangerous in this case means to be have both the potential and the desire to cause some sort of extreme detriment to others, whatever the motive behind the action is. Dracula caused much harm to others including physical/mental pain, suffering, and…

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  • Vlad The Impaler's Count Dracula

    When people think of the infamous Wallachian ruler Vlad III Drăculea, they think of the famous literary monster of nightmares, Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula. Dracula, who has appeared in many media outlets from the big screen of Hollywood to the bright lights of Broadway, is thought by many to have been inspired by the Wallachian Voivode that is better known as Vlad the Impaler. There is, however, little evidence that backs this assumption. In fact, there is actually a lot of evidence that refutes…

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  • Somnambulism In Dracula, Count Dracula By Bram Stoker

    The story of a vampire, Count Dracula, written by Bram Stoker. Back in 1879 when this piece of literature was written it did not take much to push fear into an average persons mind. But what about this novel makes it so horrifying? Motifs such as revenants, somnambulism, mist/fog, curses, cemeteries, and many more are what give many gothic novels their appeal and emotional interest. This novel has a way of making the reader overthink everything and second guess themselves when it comes to…

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  • Count Dracula Character Analysis

    Count Dracula is a very furtive character. He hides away during the daytime, and refuses to tell Harker where he was. He is also very solicitous when he tells Harker not to write letters about anything other than business. He is clearly concerned about what Harker may try to tell others. He does not want to let Harker go. As the book continues, Count Dracula gains more characteristics. In chapter two, readers discover that he is a tall, clean-shaven old man, with a long white mustache. “Within,…

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  • The Similarities And Differences Of Edward Cullen And Count Dracula

    Purpose and questions. This essay has 2 main goals. The first goal that will be concentrated on now is to find the similarities and differences between the two vampire characters Edward Cullen and Count Dracula and how they are portrayed in terms of aspects of behavior, actions, life and appearance. The aim is the following questions: How is Edward Cullen portrayed in contrast to Count Dracula? Which differences and similarities are there between the two vampire characters? The second goal that…

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  • Boyar Count Dracula Marxism Analysis

    Once Harker escaped and arrived safely home with his new wife, the count seizes the opportunity to use both his time and means to toy with these mere mortals, to the point of insanity. “Bah! What good are peasants without a leader? Where ends the war without a brain and heart to conduct it?” (Stoker 30). The boyar Count Dracula signifies the cold, adverse characteristics of an immoral conqueror, only out for his own interests as his violent ancestors in their Turkish wars. As Harker and his…

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  • Nosferatu And Dracula Comparison Essay

    Vampires have changed over the years and the depictions of vampires through the years give us an idea about the anxieties of that time period, the way the people viewed the pressing issues of that time period. I am going to discuss the similarities and the differences between Bram stoker’s Dracula and the film Nosferatu. Dracula was portrayed as a tall old man with a white moustache who appeared to be a human and he had a charm about him normally associated with aristocrats whereas in the film…

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  • Dracula 2000 Analysis

    “Dracula 2000” is a movie that unfolds with, a London antiques dealer travels to New Orleans to save his estranged daughter form his nemesis, Count Dracula. Count Dracula is concealed is a metal coffin in a high tech safe owned by Van Hesling, who has taking Dracula’s blood; to live internal until he figures out a way to kill the immortal beast who is after his daughter Mary Hesling. Thieves break into the safe in a Carfax Abbey in search for paintings to cash – out, but finds a coffins which…

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  • Victorian Gender Roles In Dracula By Bram Stoker

    The attitude of the Victorian age and its gender roles is ingrained into Bram Stoker's Dracula. In the novel, it is transparent that men hold the authoritative position while women are expected to comply with their demands. Stroker often writes about both genders behaving either more feminine or masculine and the repercussions that follow. Today there's a lot of stress on both genders to look and act a certain way; but when Bram Stoker wrote Dracula there was much more stress on people to fit…

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