One of the things I found most interesting in our discussion in virtual class was when we looked at Lucy’s virtue versus her sexuality. She’s depicted with a lot of symbolism showing her virtue (i.e. dressing in white), but she is also quite sexualized, which we see in the scenes where she is getting the blood transfusions. The mixing of fluids and Jack’s eagerness to give his “lifeblood” to the woman he loves is very reminiscent of sexual relations. I think Lucy’s sexuality acts as a bridge between the weird sisters and Mina, which is also represented in the beginning of her transformation into a vampire.
(I definitely tried to post this before Monday, but on second check it never actually pos