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The Representation of Mina in the Novel Dracula.

Summary: Examines the Bram Stoker novel, Dracula. Describes how the character of Mina is portrayed in narrative and examines the context of the time in which the novel was written.
Bram Stoker uses the medium of journal entries and letters to represent the character of Mina to the reader. Her journal in which she expresses her innermost thoughts and feelings gives the reader a detailed and intimate insight into Mina's character development and how she contributes to the plot.

Mina's representation in the novel is best compared and contrasted to that of the ideals of women at the time in which the events of the novel take place, the late 19th century.

The female role dictated by the Victorian society was that women were to be devoted wives, mothers and housekeepers, while presenting a virtuous and dignified face to those around them.

Mina could be said to be the embodiment of this role. Her complete commitment to Jonathan and the event of their marriage and her feelings expressed in her journal of...

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