Homosexuality In Dracula

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There were thus harsh restraints regarding female and male sexuality, but male homosexuality was considered even more of a taboo. After the well publicized trial of Oscar
Wilde in 1895, sodomy was criminalized, and the public was urged not to commit this evil act. If they did, people could end up in prison. There is no doubt that homosexuality is one of the main themes in Dracula, for Dracula penetrates both women and men where Nina
Auerbach analyzes the homosexual codes in the book, stressing the evil attractions of the
Count. She claims that the Count is a sexual threat who threatens to destroy the moral order and turn it into a depraved society through his violation of people. The violation of the men by penetrating and sucking the blood
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