Christian Symbolism In Dracula

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for. This choice has consequences, rewarding or punishing effects by going to Heaven or Hell after death depending on what God decides. The vampire is said to be damned, he is a minister of the Devil and therefore an adversary of God and humankind. Vampires offer a false immortality, a continuation of life in misery, contrasting with the real death that leads people to God and Paradise. Within this context, the mortal represents the role of the protagonist hero who offers his or her own life to keep Christianity and mankind safe. In Stoker's Dracula is possible to appreciate the force of Christian symbols and God, motifs that are used to threaten the undead and never calling into question the faith that his character has on those symbols.
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