Dench Essay

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In the novel's world, Dracula has many mystical powers, some which has been shown only on several occasions and some which he uses for his daily life. Dracula also has a very unique personality, which could tempt women and make them vulnerable. This means, Dracula could dominate every human being individually, not as a group. His powers and personality has something in common. Count Dracula uses his powers and unique abilities as a tool to ridicule religions and God's decisions and as a great threat to the mainstream society.
Count Dracula has the ability to seduce women, making them even more vulnerable by making them become openly sexual, and often make them fall in love with him and join his side. Although his ability can be powerful, it can also become a weakness at some point because he possibly doesn't have full control of his emotions. His motivation is to make his victims join his side either as a vampire by drinking the blood or as a human by seduction and turn against the victim's friends and family, causing troubles for his opposition, which makes his seduction "power" a threat to the society, in this case, the friends and relatives. The combination of this ability and his other abilities, to make himself younger and possibly hypnotism as it was impossible to resist the Count's seduction, is considered as one of the biggest threats. For example, Dracula has succeeded in seducing Lucy and Mina and tempted them both, resulting vampire Lucy to turn against Arthur and Van Helsing.
Dracula could also turn his victims into vampires, creating life from the death he had caused himself. His motivations is unclear but it is considered as an insult to God, since God creates life. Dracula's victims comes back to life but as one of his kind. One of his motivations might also be to turn the world into his world,...

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