Essay - Dracula - Bram Stoker's Immortal Count, the Modern Anti-hero and...


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Dracula - Bram Stoker's Immortal Count, the Modern Anti*****Hero and Fallen Angel of Romantic Dreams

*****, written by Bram (Abraham) Stoker in 1897, and was orig*****ally published ***** Archibald Constable and Company. The modern version is Publ*****hed by Penguin Classics, London. Dracula is set in 1893, 4 years prior to the books published date of 1897, Bram Stoker takes the reader from the journey of a young Solicitor named Jonathon Harker through to a series of individual accounts that give the reader the understanding ***** how Victorian life and how classes were supposed to act.

S*****ker has used a mix of narratives using the past tense in ***** form of Journals, diaries, personal letters and recordings collectively assembled by one ***** the characters during the book.

Apart ***** the main character of the book that is Dracula, who is actually absent from the novel for nearly three quarters of the *****, there are several other key figures these are a ***** of people from the middle to higher cl*****sses ***** Victorian society; these are ***** Harker, Sir Arthur Holmwood (later Lord Godalming) Dr John (Jack) Seward. Quincey P Morris; *****rofessor Abraham Van Helsing. Lucy Westernra, and Wilhemina (Mina) Murray (Harker). Other figures that represent a minor but important role within the ***** ***** Renfield ***** the three voluptuous creatures called women that Harker is exposed to upon h***** visit ***** Castle Dracula.

T*****e Book ***** has created many arguments of blood, power, sexual symbolism, political and even magical discussions. The main question ***** needs to be asked concerning ***** book ***** even the author is what Stoker had in mind when he created this masterpiece. After all the book itself is Stokers' Frankenstein monster, he ***** taken from nearly every aspect ***** his ***** that has been influential to him in some way. From ***** holidays in Cruden Bay and Whitby to the people in his life ***** became the characters of ***** book.

So Ok you have read the Book, seen the numerous movies ***** read countless (no pun intended) comics on the Lord of ***** Undead. Hey if you are sad enough you probably have a plethora ***** vamp films and ********** all with *****thing to do with big D himself but not actually starring him.

***** book opens with the travels of a young Solicitor by the n*****me of Jonathon Harker.

Seen through his Journal, to administer and serve ***** a legal perspective, the desires of an old m*****, *****racula, who ***** sought the services of Harker's fir***** of *****s based in Exeter, England to purchase property in London.

Even before Harker reaches the desolate home ***** his client he comes face to face with the superstition of the region of Transylvania. As ***** ***** ***** the region he is travelling through learn of his travels ***** Castle Dracula, in t***** Borgo Pass, their fears and worries for ***** increase.

***** out Harker's stay at *****'s castle he becomes witness to the strange and macabre world of

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