Essays Tagged: "Van Helsing"

Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

be used to save you from the attack or presence of a vampire. For example, in the latter of thebook Van Helsing uses a Host to prevent Dracula to enter his coffin. Another time, during the nightVan He ... . Another time, during the nightVan Helsing and Lucy stay out near the courtyard of Castle Dracula, Van Helsing makes a (Holy circle) with the Host to keep vampires out and to keep Mina safe in the (H ...

(6 pages) 168 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discuss the presentation and role of Mine in Bram Stoker's "Dracula", considering the historical and social context of the novel.

te, and sympathetic. Furthermore, she exemplifies the Victorian ideals of progress, technological advancement and rationality. As such, she is key to the conflict between old and new (the irrational a ... f Mina's sense of duty to her husband is evinced by her willingness to travel all the way to Transylvania to care for him. Furthermore, she had been "working very hard" so as to keep up with Jonathon' ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Van Helsing

Van Helsing, a rather strange character. Originally, in Dracula by Bram Stoker, he was just a slight ... ginger Dutch guy into cutting off chicks' heads and stuffing their mouths with garlic. A hypnotist evangelist with a pocket full of Communion wafers. But good old Hammer Horror cheerfully ignored a lo ... significantly more to Duckula than it does to Bram Stoker.The story in a nutshell is simple enough. Van Helsing stalks around killing naughty creatures while wearing a big hat. Dracula has some diabol ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

An analysis of Women's roles in Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

a character with a female host. Many of the characters that were men could have easily been women: Van Helsing, Seward, Renfield, Harker, etc. Perhaps it would have even made the story more interesti ... oker's sexist beliefs can be seen through the male characters. All of the male characters: Quincey, Van Helsing, Dr. Seward, and even Dracula, are all seen as very manly men. All of three characters f ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sexuality In Dracula

encounter of sexuality in Dracula is seen when Jonathon Harker is visiting count Dracula in Transylvania. As Jonathon is exploring the castle he enters a room where he lays down on a couch and falls ... athon.These three beautiful vampires come into the story again during the expedition of Mina and Dr Van Helsing to the Count's castle in Transylvania. Van Helsing encounters these three vampires durin ...

(8 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dracula-play review

ges were quick and effectively done.Dracula takes place in the year 1897. The play occurs in Transylvania and England. The play begins with a lawyer named Jonathan Harker, visiting Count Draculas cast ... land. The play begins with a lawyer named Jonathan Harker, visiting Count Draculas castle in Transylvania to finalize the count's purchase of an English estate. Soon, however the lawyer finds himself ...

(3 pages) 2210 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The vampire genre (v.s)

al asylum at Purfleet in Essex. It begins with Harker's journey to Count Dracula's castle in Transylvania in connection with the Count's purchase of an estate adjoining Dr Seward's asylum. After vario ... pire who, despite blood transfusions and the occult precautions of Dr Sewards old teacher Professor Van Helsing, dies drained of blood yet still walks the earth as a member of the evil un-dead until s ...

(10 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The vampire genre by v sthe va

al asylum at Purfleet in Essex. It begins with Harker's journey to Count Dracula's castle in Transylvania in connection with the Count's purchase of an estate adjoining Dr Seward's asylum. After vario ... pire who, despite blood transfusions and the occult precautions of Dr Sewards old teacher Professor Van Helsing, dies drained of blood yet still walks the earth as a member of the evil un-dead until s ...

(10 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dracula

shown and plays a role in the capturing of Dracula. The first sign of elitism is shown when Van Helsing, Sewerd, Quincy and Godalming hire a locksmith to break into one of the houses which the ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Inherent Values of Dracula

an be viewed as a response to the rising religious scepticism in Victorian society. Technological advancements allowed science to propose reasons for the existence of life and the universe which, ulti ... tional comfort and upliftment which go further beyond the limitations imposed by science. Moreover, Van Helsing, a scientist, ironically remarks: "Ah, it is the fault of our science that it wants to e ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors