Analyzing Dracula:

Briefs over Bram Stoker’s novel and Francis Ford Coppola’s film

Bram Stoker is the Irish author of the Victorian novel Dracula. As a child, Stoker frequently encountered illness. Due to his constant sickness, “he spent lots of time in bed being told horror stories by his mother” (“Bram Stoker”). Her stories consisted of traditional Irish folklore. Bram’s early predisposition to such horrific and captivating tales contributed directly to Dracula. Furthermore, during college, Stoker worked…



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