My Quotes for Dracula

"The impression I had was that we were leaving the West and entering the East"
Chapter 1 - Harker - (foreignness and the other)
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"it seems to me that the further East you go the more unpunctual trains. What ought the to be in China?"
Chapter 1 - Harker - (foreignness and the other) -(technology)
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"I long to go through the crowded streets of your nightly London, to be in the midst of the whirl and rush of humanity, to share its life, its change, its death and all that makes it what it is."
Chapter 2 - Dracula - (foreignness and the other)
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"Yet, unless my senses deceive me, the old centuries had, and have, powers of their own which mere "modernity" cannot kill"
Chapter 3 - Harker - (reliance on the past)
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"There was something about them that made me uneasy, some longing and at the same time some deadly fear. I felt in my heart a wicked, burning desire that they would kiss me with those red lips."
Chapter 3 - Harker - (Sex & Desire)
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"some longing and at the same time some deadly fear. I felt in my heart a wicked, buring desire that they would kiss me."
Chapter 3 - Harker (sex and desire)
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" There was a deliberate voluptuousness which was both thrilling and repulsive, and as she arched her neck she actually licked her lips like an animal, till I could... the red tongue as it lapped the white sharp teeth."
Chapter 3 - Harker - (Sex and desire) (reversal of roles)
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"I was a prisioner... and I could have no choice"
Chapter 3 - Jonathan Harker - (Victemhood)
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"this man belongs to me"
Chapter 3 - Dracula - (victimhood)
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"what manner of man is this, or what manner of creature is it in the semblance of a man"
Chapter 3 - Harker about Dracula (
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" This was the being I was helping to transfer to London, where, perhaps for centuries to come he might, among its teeming millions, satiate his lust for blood, and create a new and ever-widening circle of semi-demons to batten on the helpless."
Chapter 4 - Harker - (foreignness and the other)
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"Mina is a woman and there is nought in common. They are devils of the Pit!"
Chapter 4 - Jonathan Harker - (gender)
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"at it's foot a man may sleep - as a man"
Chapter 4 - Jonathan Harker - (gender)
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"Dr Seward's Diary (Kept in phonograph)"
Chapter 5 - description - (technology and modernization)
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"a woman ought to tell her husband everything- don't you think so dear"
Chapter 5 - Lucy Westenta - (marriage)
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"I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from our fears."
Chapter 5 - Lucy - (marriage)
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"why can't they let a girl marry three men, or as many as want her, and save all this trouble? But this is heresy and I must not say it."
Chapter 5 - Lucy - (marriage)
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"Lucy although she is so well, has lately taken to her old habit of walking in her sleep"
Chapter 6 - Mina - (victimhood & sleep)
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"I am here to do your bidding master. I am your slave and you will reward me."
Chapter 8 -Renfield -(victimhood)
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"I suppose the New Woman won't condescend in future to accept; she will do the proposing herself. And a nice job she will make of it too!"
Chapter 8 - Mina - (gender)
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"you know, dear my ideas of the trust between husband and wife: there should be no secret, no concealment"
Chapter 9 - Jonathan Harker - (marriage)
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"My friend John and I have consulted; and we are about to perform what we call a transfusion of blood - to transfer form full veins of one to the empty veins which pine for him."
Chapter 10 - Van Helsing - ( Technology and Modernization)
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"then with swiftness, but with absolute method, Van Helsing performed the operation."
Chapter 10 - Seward - (technology and modernisation)
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"telegram, Van Helsing, Antwerp, to Seward, Carfax (Sent to Carfax, Sussex, as no county given; delivered late by 22 hours)"
Chapter 11 - description - (Technology and Modernisation)
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"said in a soft volutuous voice such as I never heard from her lips;- "Arthur! Oh, my love, I am so glad you have come! Kiss me!"
Chapter 12 - Seward - ( sex and desire) - Lucy gets more sexualised as she becomes a vampire
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"A brave man's blood is the best thing on this earth when a woman is in trouble. You're a man, and no mistake"
Chapter 12 - Van Helsing - (gender)
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"author was saying that he felt since then as if they two had been really married, and that she was his wife in the sight of God. None of us said a word of the other operations, and none of us ever shall."
Chapter 13 - Dr Seward - (marriage)
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"she is one of God's woman, fashioned by his own had to show us men and other women that there is a heaven where we can enter, and that there is light on earth."
Chapter 14 - Van Helsing - (gender)
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"the sweetness was turned to adamantine, heartless cruelty, and the purity to voluptuous wantonness"
Chapter 16 - Dr Seward's dairy - sex and disire
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"come to me Arthur. Leave these other and come to me. My arms are hungry for you. come, and we can rest together. Come, my husband, come!"
Chapter 16 - Lucy - (sex & desire)
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"Arthur placed the point over the heart, and as I looked I could see its dent in the white flesh. Then he struck it with all his might... Arthur never faltered... as his untrembling arm rose and fell driving deeper and deeper"
Chapter 16 - Dr Seward's description of Arthur ( sex and desire - stack phalic symbol
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"there is some thing in woman nature that makes a man free to break down before her and express his feelings... without feeling it derogatory to his manhood."
Chapter 17 - Auther Holmwood (gender)
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"We have on our side... sources of science; we are free to act and think; and the hours of the day and the night are ours equally."
Chapter 18 - Van Helsing - (Technology and Modernisation)
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"A year ago which of us would have received such a possibility in the midst of our scientific, matter-of-fact nineteenth century."
Chapter 18 - Van Helsing - ( Technology and Modernisation)
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"Mina has a man's brain - a brain that a man should have if he were much gifted - and a woman's heart. The good god fashioned her for a purpose."
Chapter 18 - Van Helsing - (gender)
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"some leaden lethargy seemed to chain my limbs and even my will. I lay still and endured that was all"
Chapter 19 - Mina - (victimhood)
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"his right hand gripped her by the back of the neck, forcing her face down on his bosom. Her white nightdress was smeared with blood."
chapter 21 -Dr Seward diary - (sex and desire)
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"as he had placed the wafer on Mina's forehead, it had seared it - had burned into the flesh"
Chapter 22 - (good vs evil)
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"I have told them how the measure of leaving his own barren land - barren of peoples - and coming to a new land where life of man teems till they are like the multitude of standing corn, was the work of centuries."
Chapter 24 - Van Helsing - (foreignness and the other)
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"Thus are we ministers of God's own wish: that the world and men for whom his son died, will not be given over to monsters, whose very existence would defame him"
Chapter 24 - Van Helsing - (foreignness and the other)
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"thus are we ministers of God's own wish"
Chapter 24 - Van Helsing - (good vs evil
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Chapter 1 - Harker - (foreignness and the other) -(technology)


"it seems to me that the further East you go the more unpunctual trains. What ought the to be in China?"

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Chapter 2 - Dracula - (foreignness and the other)


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Chapter 3 - Harker - (reliance on the past)


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