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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 Harker is attempting to assist Count Dracula in his move to London. During his stay, Jonathan Harker becomes very concerned about his safety and what kind of secrets the Count was keeping. Therefore, he decides to trespass into his host’s room deliberatly. In one of Jonathan Harker’s letters, he states, “If I could only get into his room! But there is no possible way. The door is always locked, no way for me.…

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    Dr. Frankensteins fiancee, Elizabeth Lavenza, was not to involved in his life. She didn 't show interest in his work and did not really care too much when he was stressed out. Frankenstein never told Elizabeth about his work. At the end of the novel, Elizabeth dies by the hand of the novel. In Dracula, Mina was a much better woman to Jonathan. When she noticed Johnathan was gone for awhile she was very concerned. When he fell ill, she was right by his side. She also really wanted to assist in…

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    One old lady on the same carriage ride as Jonathan Harker had wanted to protect him from either a werewolf or vampires (Stoker 18). The vampire could have been something hard to believe so Harker at first might have not been afraid of the Count. The Count was one that had very good spoken language somewhat gentleman qualities and a powerful charismatic influence (Stoker 69). The Count was so cunning that he really wanted Johnathan to stay at his castle and help The Count to sharpen his English…

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    Comparing Characterization Movies that feature characters adapted from novels often change personality traits in order to suit the film’s plot. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen was no exception; Mina Harker and the Invisible Man had drastic changes made to their personality in order to better suit the storyline. Both of these characters were estranged from society. Mina Harker had few friends outside of her close circle and the Invisible Man isolated himself from the people of Iping. The…

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    Frankenstein and Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Victor Frankenstein and Jonathan Harker deal with their situations in different ways. To begin, Harker gathers information about his foe. Also, he seeks help and protects others as a number one priority while Victor does not. As well, due to his actions, Harker lives on with a joyful life. Therefore, faced with supernatural challenges, Harker’s outcome is more positive as a result of his decisions and actions. Of course, Harker and Frankenstein share some…

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    Role Of Mina In Dracula

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    During the late 19th century Victorian era, women’s roles and positions are portrayed as dependent, devoted to families, and home-loving. As time goes on, the term “New Woman” was introduced. This “New Woman” moved away from the stereotypical woman during the Victorian era. “New Woman” was educated, intelligent, and independent. One novel that represents these two types of women is Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Two female characters in the novel are Mina Murray Harker and Lucy Westenra. Both Mina and…

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    well developed story and had many different teaching all in one novel. Bram Stroker wrote this novel to really challenge your mind to try and figure out why all these events occur, and what was to happen next. Dracula takes place in Transylvania and in England. In the first part Jonathan Harker is making his way to Transylvania to the Counts castle. England is where Jonathan lives and most events occur here. These locations are very important in the story because they travel from place to place…

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    Dracula- Fear of the Unknown All living creatures fear the Dracula character. Fear stems from not understanding the unknown and the differences that Dracula had. For example, how Dracula’s physical body looks to Johnathan Harker who is the protagonist who that becomestrapped in Dracula’s Castle. Jonathan Harker explains how Dracula looks and that is when the fear enters Jonathan Harker’s soul: “With peculiarity sharp white teeth; these protruded over the lips whose remarkable ruddiness showed…

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    fiction as a genre is created. Furthermore, several Gothic devices are presented in the text. Isolated landscapes, mysterious castles, dark and stormy skies, inherited curses, uncanny and unpredictable weather frames the narrative. Jonathan Harker, an English Lawyer, travels to Romania (Transylvania) to help the nobleman, Count Dracula, who allegedly wants to purchase a house in England. Early, Harker finds out that there is something inexplicable and uncanny about Count Dracula. Without being…

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    Mina Harker’s Diary 6 November. -- It has been ten years since Quincey Morris died, but I still dream of that frightful day. The nightmares are a nightly occurrence these past weeks. Every time I close my eyes, I see the red glowing eyes of the Count watching me. Jonathan tells me I wake him up screaming about bats and blood, but I have no memory of these events. Jonathan Harker’s Journal 10 November, midnight. -- Mina wakes around this time nightly; however, when confronted, she has no…

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