Sexuality (Roula) -              The Dracula Blog:  A Mass of Material of which the Record is Composed
 
In the thread, we spoke of how the sexuality was represented in the novel. Professor Gonzalez asked whether is Lucy’s sexuality was threatening. Her power as a woman held something above that acted like trigger for this. It was threatening for any form of sexuality to be portrayed in that era because of the social norms that society followed. Tension arises commonly from sexuality typically being an excess. What makes it uncomforting is the unnatural use of the idea. Sexuality is something that is one of the most private aspects towards men and women. How each gender presented them was an example of repressed sexuality. The novel acts as a trigger to break these tightly knit rules of sexuality of the time, unleash something that is more uncommon, and well, alluring.  





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