Book presentation "Dracula" by Bram Stoker

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  • Dracula doesn't mean 'junior dragon' or 'little evil' in Romanian. From where did you get this inaccurate information? Back in the 15th century, the meaning of Dracula was son of Dracul, Dracul being Vlad II Dracul. Vlad III Dracula (also known as Dracula or Vlad the Impaler) was Vlad II Dracul's son. And Vlad II Dracul got his name from the Order of the Dragon. In Latin, 'draco' means 'dragon'.
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Book presentation "Dracula" by Bram Stoker

  1. 1. Book presentation Bram Stokers DraculaPresentation by Petras Zibolis VVEK TAK 2k
  2. 2. Bram Stoker• Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847• Studied math at Trinity College and graduated in 1867• Stoker married an aspiring actress, Florence Balcombe• Stoker died in 1912• Dracula based on Vlad the Impaler
  3. 3. • Dracula is a gothic horror novel• Story is narrated through letters and diaries of main characters• Point of view shifts among several characters
  4. 4. Plot summary• Jonathan Harker • Harker and Mina travels to Castle return to England Dracula in to join forces with Transylvania others• In England Harkers • Hunting down the fiancee Mina visits vampire her friend Lucy• Harker reapears in Buda-pest• Van helsing arrives
  5. 5. Characters• Van Helsing • Count Dracula• John Harker • Renfield• Dr. John Seward• Arthur Holmwood• Quincey Morris• Mina Murray• Lucy Westenra
  6. 6. Conflict• A vampire with diabolical ambition preys upon people• Until main characters dedicate themselves to cleansing this evil
  7. 7. Symbols• Christian icons• Dracula depicted as devil• The Czarina Catherine (promiscuity)
  8. 8. The title• It’s the name of the powerful Dracula• His name means “junior dragon” or “little devil” in Romanian

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