FULL NAME: NGUYEN PHUONG THAO
The novel “ Dracula” by Bram Stocker is one of the most famous horror novels in literature history all over the world. This well –known work of art was insight into the mind of many reader generations . Therefore, it took for granted that they impressed character Count Dracula on the memory through the attractive written pages of author. Indeed, among some first chapters of this novel , no chapter can show the image of Dracula which was potrayed obivously by the trenchant characterization penmanship of Stoker than chapter 3 . The counternance of Count Dracula in chapter 3 was sketched in each specific circumstance. For example: “ his quiet smile, with the sharp, canine teeth lying over the red underlip.”, “ His eyes were positively blazing. The red light in them was lurid, as if the flames of hell fire blazed behind them. His face was deathly pale, and the lines of it were hard like drawn wires. The thick eyebrows that met over the nose now seemed like a heaving bar of white-hot metal. With a fierce sweep of his arm, he hurled the woman from him, and then motioned to the others, as though he were beating them back. It was the same imperious gesture that I had seen used to the wolves. In a voice which, though low and almost in a whisper seemed to cut through the air and then ring in the room”. Generally, he seemed to looklike mystery, evil and fierce so this image extremely matched with a crafty vampire. Count Dracula appeared when Jonathan Harker’s mind was very confused and frightened because he supposed that himself became a prisoner of Count. And then, through a long talk with Harker about Transylvania question , Count Dracula ‘s life story was shown through Jonathan’s the point of view and Count’s monologue passage: “In his speaking of things and people, and especially of battles, he spoke as if he had been present at them all. This he afterwards explained by saying...
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