Essay on Dracula

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and Dracula by Bram Stoker

The Oxford English dictionary defines ‘monster’ as ‘legendary’. Words, such as ‘demon’, ‘colossus’, ‘gruesome ‘and ‘dreadfully repulsive’ refers to the physiognomy of this ‘other being’. In two Gothic novels, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and Dracula by Bram Stoker, the monster is a crucial element. The Gothic genre was popular in the Nineteenth Century, and the […]

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