When a mysterious foreigner named Count Dracula sails to England from Transylvania, Victorian life is flipped, and traditions become flipped along with their lives. Women are not acting like women, and men are not acting like men. The blame is traced back to the impact of Dracula. Dracula quickly becomes a threat to Victorian… Continue reading The Maternal Embodiment of the Patriarch.
I don’t mean fangs, or garlic, or a lack of reflection, I mean assessing the number three. If you didn't know, the number three is incredibly prominent and dominant in vampirism. It's also dominant in my life as well... The number THREE made me realize I'm a vampire: I'm in year THREE of college.… Continue reading How to Figure Out If You’re a Vampire
In Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Victorian life is very contained, conformed, and composed. That is, until some mysterious foreigner known as Dracula comes along. Through the journey and tragedy of the novel, readers paint Dracula as this villain that corrupts a pure and conservative society. However, with a close look at the text and its plethora… Continue reading The Patriarchy’s Deadly Fear of the New Woman