Dracula

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The book Dracula by Bram Stoker is a tale of the old-time legend of the most famous of vampires. It takes place in both England and Transylvania. Jonathan Harker’s first assignment as a professional lawyer is to meet with Count Dracula at his castle in Transylvania on behalf of concluding a deal with the purchase of an English estate. Before Jonathan gets to the castle, he stays in a hotel that was selected by Count Dracula. Right before Jonathan leaves this hotel, the Innkeeper’s Wife presses a crucifix on his head. This occurs on the Eve of St. George’s Day. When he asks her what St. George’s Day is, she replies with, “All evil things in the world will have full sway.” This could be considered foreshadowing for many of the events that were to follow. This novel portrayed many conflicts, both minor and major. One of the minor conflicts is when Jonathan secretly passes a letter to his love, Mina M Continue...


Thus, the vampire is dead, and his name remains only in fictional tales such as this. Dracula says, "A vile thing, an outrage upon friendship and hospitality. The reason that the count got so upset was because he told Jonathan that he would collect and be responsible for any letters that needed to be sent. She finds Lucy lying on a bench in the garden with a dark figure hunched over her. When Mina approaches them, the man disappears. After she recovered from this health issue, on the sixth of September, a wolf came into the bedroom that she and her mother were sleeping in. After this night, Lucy behaves strangely and often becomes ill. As a result the count has a talk with Jonathan. urray, out the window to one of the three gypsies while they were leaving the castle. A while later, a woman showed up at the gates, screaming for the count to return her child to her. The gypsy who received the letter brought it straight to the count. Some of the strange things that she did were sleepwalking and leaning out of windows. She thinks that when she put Lucy's shawl on her, the hooks on it pricked her neck.