Bram Stoker (1847-1912) is best known as the author of Dracula. Abraham Stoker was born in Clontarf, Ireland in 1847. He was a sickly child, bedridden for much of his boyhood. As a student at Trinity College, however, he excelled in athletics as well as academics, and graduated with honors in mathematics in 1870. He worked for ten years in the Irish Civil Service, and during this time contributed drama criticism to the Dublin Mail. Despite an active personal and professional life, he began writing and publishing novels, beginning with The Snake's Pass in 1890. Dracula appeared in 1897. Following Irving's death in 1905, Stoker was associated with the literary staff of the London Telegraph and wrote several more works of …show more content…
The social influence in the story is that it acts on several levels (intellectual, emotional, and sexual); but most importantly, it’s author ability to glimpse the depths of the human psyche.
The religious influence of Dracula is that Bram Stoker was a religious man, for the story’s source of good is religious items, such as a cross, holy water, and other items that tell that Stoker had been influenced by religion a religious man, for the story’s source of good is religious items, such as a cross, holy water, and other items that tell that Stoker had been influenced by religionreligious man, for the story’s source of good is religious items, such as a cross, holy water, and other items that tell that Stoker had been influenced by religion.
Setting: Transylvania is the setting for the beginning and end of the novel, the rest of the novel takes place in England. The time is the late 19th century at the height of the Victorian era.
Conflicts: The central conflict is between man and his fears.
Jonathan Harker: He is a lawyer, that means, he looks for houses for people, who wants houses. He is the “hero" of the story.
Count Dracula: He is the most famous and cruel vampire. He fives in his castle called Castel Dracula. But he wants a new house in England to kill there also a lot of people, that's