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  • Dr. Abraham Van Helsing in Dracula

    anything to escape the clutches of the ambiguously bad count‚ even if it meant facing death. It also shows that evil and good repel each other. Religiously‚ Dracula is based on Christianity‚ in which Dracula is a supporter of the devil‚ while Van Helsing‚ Dr. Seward‚ and Jonathan are supporters of heaven. Stoker depicts characters as evil if they are deliberately harming others. A good example is Dracula creates a storm on the ocean to make the crew of the Demeter mad. Stoker describes good characters

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  • Dracula vs Van Helsing

    Bram Stoker’s context and his interest in controversial ideas. Use ‘Dracula’ and ‘Van Helsing’ to demonstrate what concepts and concerns have endured and how they have been represented in both texts. JUSTIN LIANG Dracula ( novel) written by Bram stoker is a text which reflects its English Victorian era context‚ where gender roles were repressed and science and religion had a conflicting relationship. Van Helsing (Stephen Summers) is a contemporary reproduction which demonstrates the same concepts

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  • Good vs Evil: An Eternal Struggle in Bram Stoker's, Dracula

    Dracula and Abraham Van Helsing. These foil characters are used by the author to illuminate an important theme of the novel‚ the power struggle between good and evil. Upon the reader’s first introduction to the Dutch doctor Van Helsing‚ it is unquestionable that he represents everything good and pure in Victorian England. In this introduction‚ his extensive knowledge sets up how he is perceived throughout the rest of the novel. Called upon by his former student‚ Dr. Seward‚ Van Helsing quickly diagnoses

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  • Final Essay

    the novel‚ two characters addressed these behaviors‚ Abraham Van Helsing‚ a Dutch professor who is a doctor and a lawyer and a philosopher and metaphysician. Also‚ Dr. John Seward a young doctor who studies psychological and owns his own asylum. Both of them showed their work by stopping the Count Dracula and killing him and going through rough obstacles. Firstly‚ Stoker introduces superstitions with a philosopher doctor‚ Abraham Van Helsing who when arrives‚ goes to help Lucy Westerna‚ a poor

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  • Dracula Summary

    is composed from letters‚ journal and diary entries‚ telegrams‚ and newspaper clippings. Jonathan Harker‚ Mina Murray (later Mina Harker)‚ and Dr. Seward write the largest contributions to the novel‹although the writings of Lucy Westenra and Abraham Van Helsing constitute some key parts of the book. The novel is meant to have a slightly journalistic feel‚ as it is a harrowing account supposedly written by the people who witnessed the book’s events. A young Englishman named Jonathan Harker travels

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  • Psychoanalytical Analysis of Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'

    discovers the boxes full of dirt. While his intent was not to discover such a thing‚ he is driven by his desire to want to escape Dracula’s castle. Another character‚ that can be argued as struggling with psychological turmoil‚ is Dr. Abraham Van Helsing. Van Helsing is one that believes in a fantastic world “where

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  • Compare/Contrast of Bram Stoker's Dracula and Polidori's the Vampyre

    Comparison and Contrast of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Polidori’s The Vampyre While Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Polidori’s The Vampyre share some minor details‚ mostly regarding the basics of vampires and the location and date in which the stories take place‚ the majority of the stories differ greatly. The Vampyre was published almost a hundred years earlier‚ so it is easy to see how some details of that story can be seen in Dracula. Bram Stoker no doubt must have used The Vampyre as an influence

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  • How Does Dracula Good Vs Evil

    prisoner; however‚ the sole purpose is to avenge Lucy Westerna’s death. Lucy became very ill‚ and grew to be very weak and pale. Lucy had fallen victim Dracula’s evil bite in which the group later discovered. Jonathan Harker‚ Mina Murray‚ Dr. Abraham Van Helsing‚ Dr. John Seward‚ Quincey Morris‚ and Arthur

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  • The Evolution of Vampires

    vampires as attractive people with pale skin‚ unique eye colors‚ and sometimes skin that sparkles. The characteristics of vampires have changed drastically from the once sinister being. The differences in the three films: 1931 Bela Lugosi film‚ Van Helsing‚ and Hotel Transylvania‚ all show how vampires have developed throughout the years. In the Bela Lugosi film of Dracula there are clearly many differences from the novel by Bram Stocker. For example‚ in the film‚ Dracula’s appearance is much different

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  • Comparing Stoker's Dracula Undermines The Idea Of Good And Evil

    The most prominent double that validate how Dracula is a representation of human evil and humans as the double edged sword is between Van Helsing and Dracula himself. Van Helsing is an illustrious doctor sent to take on Dracula. Dracula is the evil while Van Helsing is the representative of all the good in the world. As an authoritative figure in the story‚ Van Helsing has a thirst for power among the other characters. He feels the need to always take the lead. Dracula is similar in this way‚ in he

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