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What exactly is the theme of Dracula?  

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Among the many themes in the novel by Bram Stoker, you can certainly cite good versus evil as this is  the ultimate balancing act that the novel covers: who will win in the end? Us, or them? The vampires versus the prudish Victorians, basically.

However, aside from that central topic, a very interesting one develops right alongside it. It is the theme of science versus superstition. The reason why this is an important topic is because the battle of war versus evil that permeates the novel occurs within the context of the Industrial Revolution and its effects in the late 19th century society. The novel also observes the differences between the East and the West, kind of pointing a finger at the differences in technology between Eastern Europe, where the novel begins in a ruined, ancient castle, and Western Europe, where the story moves to, and the advances in medicine and technology of Victorian London.

This is even more evident when Lucy falls ill and even the most "hip"thinkers in the...

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The vampire theme from Stocker's novel is far from the real legend, but we don't have to forget the fact that is pure fiction!

ender23 | Student

theres the whole christian theme but its not too strong as a theme, ummmm......how about class, gender or the existence and prolonging of life.