In Dracula, is the Victorian view of women helpful or not to the characters?

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The Victorian view of women is largely not helpful to the characters in Dracula. This sense of women as domestic, largely asexual, and to be protected (and not educated/trained) leaves the men unwary for the threat posed by the three female vampires, or, indeed, for the kind of sexual temptation they pose.


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