Quincey Morris

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  • Victorian Women In Dracula

    in common. They are devils of the Pit!” (Stoker 66). Jonathan compares the women with Mina, who is his fiancée and is seen as the ideal Victorian woman, and makes them out to be the complete opposite of her. The female vampires were not women but the devils because a woman should not be that immoral or sexualized. Lucy Westenra was the friend of Mina Harker. She is well loved by three men, Dr. Seward, Quincey Morris, and Arthur Holmwood. Lucy starts to sleep walk and Mina finds her outside one day with a dark figure standing over her. This looks like an assault and makes Lucy unclean. Lucy becomes ill because the dark figure was Dracula and he drank her blood. Dr. Seward and his mentor, Van Helsing, attempt to cure her. Van Helsing rules that she needs a blood transfusion and she eventually receives four blood transfusions. In the Victorian society, the exchange of blood is seen as an intimate experience because it is having a part of the donor in its receiver. The donors for the blood transfusions were Arthur Holmwood, Dr. Seward, Van Helsing, and Quincey Morris. Quincey Morris says “the poor pretty creature that we all love has had out into her veins within that time the blood of four strong men” and since the exchange of blood was seen as an intimate experience, Lucy is sexualized because of her intimate experiences with three other men besides her fiancée (Stoker 182). Lucy dies and wakes up again in an attempt to kiss Arthur saying “Arthur! Oh, my love, I am so glad you…

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  • The Role Of Good And Evil In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    plot. The evil being displayed by Count Dracula and the good being shown by the other characters who sought out to defeat Dracula upon figuring out his true desires. The story begins with a young solicitor named Jonathon Harker who is assigned to go to Transylvania by his firm to assist Count Dracula 's purchase of real estate in London. The battle is foreshadowed upon the young solicitor, Jonathon Harker being handed a crucifix after hearing a landlady say, "It is the eve of St. George 's Day.…

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  • Dracula Gender Analysis

    Lucy is gorgeous and everyone is aware of this, even Mina can’t stop talking about it. She is blonde, innocent, and very vulnerable, which inspires everyone to protect her. Lucy is proposed to by Quincey Morris, Jack Seward, and Arthur Holmwood. She declines Quincey and Jack, but accepts Arthur’s proposal. Lucy noted that she would not be upset if she married all three men. This goes against the social conventions of the society in the Victorian culture. Throughout the novel, she is driven by…

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  • Role Of Mina In Dracula

    the essential character during when Van Helsing’s people traveled to kill Count Dracula; however, she is the real hero because she was brave enough to go against the traditional role of women and becomes a new type of women. Throughout the novel, two primary females, Lucy Westenra and Mina Murray Harker, represent the stereotypical women during the Victorian era. One of the characteristics of the Victorian era women is that they are dependent, especially to males. After when Lucy was bitten by…

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  • Different Perspectives In Dracula By Bram Stoker

    Dracula and from there the story transpires into a classic novel filled with love, sacrifice, and horror. With Harker barely escaping from Dracula and subduing to brain fever, Stoker leaves the reader with curiosity of Harker’s fate until later in the novel. Mina and Lucy’s letters act as a focal point for a couple of chapters with one of the intrigues being Lucy’s suitors (Dr. John Seward, Quincey Morris, and Arthur Holmwood) and who she will ultimately choose (Holmwood). The story delves into…

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  • The Desire For Power In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    namesake, Abraham, was the patriarch of the Israelites, Abraham Van Helsing is the self-established leader of the vampire hunters, and he provides the others with moral inspiration to defeat the vampiric reign of terror. By the end of the novel, the other characters, such as Mina and Jonathan Harker, have come to incorporate aspects of Catholicism into their own lives, if not have symbolically converted. For example, the events surrounding Quincey Morris’ death serves as an allusion to Jesus…

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  • Good Vs Evil In Dracula

    Dracula’s castle and manages to flee without being killed. Despite the fact that he is now free, Harker remains in Budapest, Hungary for the time being when a vampire induces him with “brain fever”. Sadly enough, Harker cannot get back to England in time to warn the citizens before Dracula arrives. In the meantime, Dracula arrives in England and starts feeding on the blood of Lucy Westenra, best friend of Harker’s fiancée, Mina. Proceeding with the rising action, the doctors are unable to help…

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  • The Importance Of Events In Bram Stroker's Dracula

    He was stabbed and Jonathan and him killed Dracula, later he died due to his injuries. The main events in the novel are when Jonathan realizes Dracula is not a man but a creature. Lucy 's death and when they realize she vampire and have to disassembled her. The killing of Dracula and they did it together. The first theme is friendship. In the beginning Lucy and Mina were the best of friends and helped each other and gave advice. There was also a friendship between Quincey, Mr. Van Helsing,…

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  • Theme Of Motifs In Dracula

    Seward, Arthur, and Quincey Morris race into Mina and Jonathan’s room. When they go into the room they see Dracula forcing Mina to drink his blood. When Dracula noticed them he went to attack them but stopped when Van Helsing held up some sacred wafers toward him. Dracula then summoned a black cloud to hide the moonlight, as soon as the moonlight was hidden he disappeared. Mina then realized what happened and started to scream. Van Helsing woke Jonathan up so he could comfort Mina. Mina was very…

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  • Lucy Westenra In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    1 (XX) The human Lucy's character, however, far from being similar to monster women such as Arabella or even over-assertive, “mistaken” women such as The Man's Stephen Norman, seems quite consistent with Stoker's glowing vision of subservient womanhood. Unlike “The Coming of Abel Behenna's” fickle Sarah Trefusis, whose decisions regarding her multiple suitors center around a mercenary desire for money (97-107), Lucy narrows her own matrimonial choices by informing Seward and Morris that her…

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