During this story, many events happen for example Dracula goes after Mina Murray to Bistritz to make her immortal as he is. Lucy is another victim in where she is bitten by the evil Dracula causing her a terrible illness. The Doctor Van Helsing is an expert in paranormal activities like this. He is the only one who discovers the unknown illness that Lucy possessed. Indeed, Dracula kidnaps Jonathan Harker’s wife and goes straight to Transylvania.
Furthermore, they also share corresponding behaviours, which is illustrated by Van Helsing’s action of breaking into Dracula’s place. Van Helsing says “Come. If there be no way open to get in, we must make one. Time is all in all to us now” (183), which can be linked with Dracula forcing his way into Lucy’s bedroom having a wolf break the window glass. Another interesting parallel that emerged in the novel is when Van Helsing hypnotizes Mina so that they are able to find out the whereabouts of Count Dracula, which is similar to Count Dracula having the ability to control Lucy (which was the cause of her sleep
Within the essay, “The Eternal Fight between Good and Evil,” the author discusses Bram Stoker’s story of good versus evil within Dracula. The author says, however, that the novel is not a universal example of good and evil because it showcases specific examples such as Christian symbolism. It makes sense to stress the scandalous parts of the story in order to provoke shock and get attention. During the time period when Dracula was written, the Victorian era, people were quite conservative. The novel was out of the ordinary for the Victorian audience and religion was still important to them.
Throughout Frankenstein, Shelley uses Victor to warn the reader of the dangers of aspiring to godliness, and the consequences one faces in the aftermath doing so, even going as far as to compare Victor to Satan, tempting the crew of Walton’s ship, in the book’s final pages. The Victor Shelley creates is very similar to the Satan created by Milton in his book, Paradise Lost, which explores the biblical tale of Adam and Eve. In Frankenstein, Victor speaks of his desire to create the Creature, saying, “I deemed it criminal to throw away in useless grief those talents that might be useful to my fellow-creatures.” (152). Shelley’s diction choices, such as the word “useless” exemplify Victor’s excessive hubris, portraying him as a man who creates his Creature for, in his mind, the good of society. Additionally, Shelley repeats the word “use”
“There was a fearful snapping of bones and tearing of sinews and muscles, Beowulf pulled Grendel's arm out of it’s socket” (Nye 42). When you are facing a beast stronger than you and defeat them then that shows that there is always a way to defeat evil Another way someone demonstrates the author's message, Beowulf found a way to defeat Grendel’s Mother. “Beowulf put his hands around her neck and strangled her” (Nye 71). If you are facing a monster and there are piles of blood and bones everywhere, doesn't that make you scared, it didn't make Beowulf scared, Beowulf found a way to defeat evil.
Throughout the novel, Stoker keeps Count Dracula in the shadows, both literally and figuratively. This essay will describe these appearances and analyze Stoker’s use of them to determine what effect they might have on the impression of the character and the novel overall. It will be claimed that by keeping his title character hidden for much of the novel, Stoker’s Dracula is made much more frightening to the reader. Human beings tend to fear the unknown, and by leaving Dracula to the imagination,
In the novel Dracula, author Bram Stoker creates a peculiar situation that pushes the main characters to decipher the supernatural from reality. Originally thought of as a myth, Dracula quickly becomes something more than the supernatural. By slowly building the conflict of Dracula himself, Stoker depicts all stages of the change from believing that Dracula is a fictitious character to being face to face with Dracula himself. As he terrorizes the lives of the characters in the novel, they soon come to the realization that Dracula is more than what they formerly believed, and in actuality he is their harsh reality. As Jonathan found himself lying in a hospital bed after being held prisoner by Dracula, he was thought to be delirious by his doctors and nurses.
Grendel’s mother arrived at the Mead hall attacking everyone and kidnaps one of Hrothgars very best friends; she takes him to her lair and kills him. Things were very different in the movie; instead of taking Hrothgars friend she killed everyone on the Mead Hall except for Beowulf. Beowulf then goes looking for Grendel’s mother; he enters her lair with a horn, hearing a voice talking to him and sees Grendel’s body on the table. Grendel’s mother appears looking beautiful to Beowulf. Out of anger she slices her sons head off and seduces Beowulf, she tells him to give her a son since he killed her only son.
He uses supernatural themes, violent themes and more. He is able to show the audience the influence of fate and free will have on people and how their lives were effected. As Macbeth rises in power he seeks advice form the witches and fear of being overthrown he starts killing those who he think are a threat to the throne. Quote from the third witch, “All hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king hereafter! Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none.
He has another encounter with the witches and he is given more prophecies. On of them tells him he needs to be aware of Macduff. At this point, his paranoia has grown to new heights and he fears anyone in the Macduff family is a threat. To avoid being overthrown, his ambitions lead him to have Macduff and his family killed without a second thought. “Seize upon Fife, give to th' edge o' th' sword / His wife, his babes, and all unfortunate souls” (4:1:152-153).
As Lucy becomes a vampire, she becomes increasingly sexualized. Like the vampire ladies of Castle Dracula, her repressed sexuality comes to the surface, and she becomes the sexual aggressor, women in 1897 weren 't supposed to be the ones to ask for kisses. They were supposed to be