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As can be seen in every controversial issue, different people have different
beliefs.It is this difference in beliefs that can stereotype something as positive or
negative.These different beliefs have, also, the power to stereotype a person as good or
evil.One such example of this stereotyping can be seen when looking at Bram
Stoker's character Dracula.Some people would describe Dracula as an evil being, even a
villain.Others might see him as a victim, innocent of all wrong.
When viewing Dracula as evil, the most outstanding thing that comes to mind is the fact that he attacks innocent people and drains them of their life.This alone is enough
to single-handedly stereotype an individual as evil.Another example that could be used
to show Dracula's evil is his use of super-natural powers for wrongdoing, such as his
transformation into different states in order to gain access to his prey.Another of
Dracula's villainies is the idea that he may also be viewed as deceitful.This
deceitfulness is shown when he impersonates Jonathan Harker during Harker's time of
imprisonment in Dracula's castle. Dracula's representation of taboo matters, such as
sex, makes him appear to be a "bad" person with "bad" morals.This sexual representation is seen in his implied participation in masturbation, multiple sex partners, and sex for pleasure.
In contrast to all of these villain-like qualities, many people see Dracula as a
victim instead.Dracula does not choose to, but is forced to survive on the blood of the
living.This means that he must either hunt the living, or face his own starvation.
These same people may also see Dracula as a victim of his powers.Yes, these powers
may be very helpful to his way of life, but they bring with them their hindrances as
well.These hindrances can be seen in the fact that Dracula cannot enter the daylight,
or cross moving wa…


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