Forgot your password?  

Essay | Dracula as a Feminist Text

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of Dracula as a Feminist Text.
This section contains 1,642 words
(approx. 6 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on Dracula as a Feminist Text

Dracula as a Feminist Text

Summary: Stoker's text is a window through which we can see the Victorian society. We see how Stoker is sympathetic towards the limitations placed upon women in the society, but he also does not see women as completely equal. The novel "Dracula" shows a view point which is somewhere between Victorian standards of the 1890's and where we like to think we are today in the 21st Century.
"Dracula", written by Bram Stoker and first published in 1897, is a classic novel, although it has only come to be accepted as anything more than `just another gothic novel' for the last 3 decades. In these 30 years, shifts in values and perspective have caused "Dracula" to be a much studied and appreciated novel. People have looked at the novel from different views and seen that value can be taken from the novel using a number of metaphors from the text.

Stoker's text presents the reader with a window through which they can see the views and attitudes of the Victorian society of that time. These views and attitudes are presented through the characters in "Dracula."

One of these perspectives, or readings, shows that the novel can be used to support the feminist theories, as well as object to them. "Dracula" is certainly not a feminist text...

(read more)

This section contains 1,642 words
(approx. 6 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on Dracula as a Feminist Text
Follow Us on Facebook