Matej Mináč

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  • Nicholas Winton's Involvement In The Holocaust

    “Nicholas Winton and the Rescued Generation” by Muriel Emanuel and Vera Gissing was one of those books. “Nicholas Winton’s Lottery of Life” by Matej Minac was written and actually goes along with the film “Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good”. Possibly the most popular book written about him is “If It’s Not Impossible…:The Life of Sir Nicholas Winton”. This one was written by his daughter, Barbara. Nicholas Winton and his daughter, Barbara, with the book she wrote about him. (http://www.nicholaswinton.com/index.html ) Medals and awards were also appointed to Winton. His first award was given in 1998 by the president of the Czech Republic; Winton was presented with the Order of TGM. The Pride of Britain Award was given to him as well. He received the honor of having a minor planet named after him in 2000 by two Czech astronomers. Queen Elizabeth II then knighted Nicholas for his services…

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  • Different Perspectives In Dracula By Bram Stoker

    By using multiple sources or an epistolary format, Dracula is seen in different ways. “The epistolary format warrants the role of several narrators, who can provide contrasting and corroborative views of the vampire” (Kawatra 2). To Lucy, Dracula is the vampire that tormented her eventually turning her into a monster like him. To Holmwood, Dracula is the monster that stole his wife away. To Mina, Dracula is the killer of her best friends and the antagonist who almost forced her to be a demonic,…

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  • Summary Of Female Dualism In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    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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  • Differences Between Mina Harker And The Invisible Man

    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 Invisible Man and Mina Harker’s movie portrayals differed from their original personas; however both had little to no…

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  • Victorian Gender Roles In Dracula By Bram Stoker

    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 into a certain category that was often unattainable. Dracula illustrates the gender roles of the Victorian age by following the eerie escapades of the Count Dracula and his victims. The stereotypes of the…

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  • Victorian Feminism In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    It was the idea that a woman could be their own person: intelligent, able to freely express themselves and not at the mercy of men. In Dracula, Stoker introduces Lucy, a flirtatious and a seemingly more sexually open woman, who corresponded more with the traits of the New Woman rather than the ideal woman at the time, as she states, "Why can't they let a girl marry three men, or as many as want her, and save all this trouble? But this is heresy, and I must not say it". It is not surprising to…

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  • Examples Of Allegory In Dracula

    to Transylvania on a business trip to sell Dracula, a wealthy count in Transylvania, real estate in London. After strange incidents of Count Dracula attempting to suck Johnathon’s blood, and imprison him, Johnathon escapes. The novel then switches to Mina Murray’s, Johnathon’s fiancé, and her friend, Lucy Westenra’s, points of view through their letters. It is mostly just gossip, but there are several references to Johnathon. Through there gossip they introduce most of the main characters. Next,…

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  • Feminism In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    contradicting images of femininity. While Stoker’s attitude toward women is a debatable topic, with some scholars viewing Dracula as an example misogyny and others claiming Stoker expresses feminist ideas in his most famous novel, it seems clear that two of the Stoker’s main female characters - Lucy and Mina - express two differing femininity models. Stoker’s depiction of Mina as a balanced combination of the New Woman ideas and traditional…

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  • Nosferatu And Dracula Comparison Essay

    They seduce Jonathan and awaken a burning desire within him that they would kiss him. In the Victorian era, women who were overly sexualized were thought to be evil, as it was the standard notion then that only men experienced sexual desires and got satisfaction from sexual intercourse. These women were represented as evil also because of their ability to tempt these men into relations outside of their marriage and this would in turn ruin families. The three vampires in Dracula because of their…

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  • Comparing Stoker's Dracula, The Uncanny 'And' Other

    In conclusion, uncanny sides of London are visible in both novels. Both Levy and Stoker connect the uncanny to the "other." In Dracula, the uncanny "other" is represented by vampires whereas Levy's "others" are immigrants. Additionally, both novels are connected to the empire: Stoker writes during the Victorian period and is visibly influenced by the imperial mind-set; Levy writes in a post-imperial context as her text depicts an empire that is falling apart. The two novels depict the "other"…

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