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The Women in Dracula

Summary: A comparison of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula and two film versions based on Stoker's story line with regard to the portrayal of women's roles in the nineteenth century. All three works depict the same female characters differently, showing how even the smallest detail can change the entire perception of a character.
The Women of Dracula

Throughout the book Dracula, the author, Bram Stoker, portrays many different aspects of women's roles in the 19th century. Since this novel was published many films have been created based on Stoker's story line. Nosferatu, a silent film, depicts the women of the story, other than Mina, as minimal characters. The movie Dracula, filmed in the 1930's, stays very true to the novel, with only minor changes to the characters and plot. All three of the works depict the same women differently, thus changing the complete literary artistic nature of each piece.

Mina is the main female character in the novel Dracula. She is the typical Victorian woman--caring, compassionate and completely devoted toward their loved ones (To The Life of the Victorian Women). She is Jonathan Harker's fiancée and later wife, and is faithful to him throughout the entire novel. When...

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