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Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' and Gothic Characteristics
This paper looks at the Gothic elements in Bram Stoker's novel 'Dracula'.
# 123981 | 750 words | 9 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (World) , Sociology (General) , History (General)

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In this article, the writer provides a discussion of Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'. The discussion focuses on how the elements of the novel and its themes of good versus evil and romance combined with horror are characteristic of the Gothic in literature.

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"In 'Gothic Nightmares' Frayling Warner and Myrone maintain that the classical elements of Gothic literature included fantastic settings castles lights burning in decaying homes locked rooms and beautiful women threatened by some type of tyrannical male presence. The Gothic in literature combined romance and horror something that reaches a peak in Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'. Populated with castles cemeteries lights burning in decaying rooms and women and men threatened by a tyrannical male presence this analysis will discuss the Gothic elements in Stoker's famous novel considered ..."

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