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Flashcards in Dracula Deck (24):
1

'Leaving the West' - Foreignness

'The impression I had was that we were leaving the West and entering the East' - Harker

2

'opened naturally' - Foreignness

'One was an atlas, which I found opened naturally at England, as if that map had been much used' - Harker

3

'Turkey frontier' - Foreignness

'In his life, his living life, he go over the Turkey frontier and attack his enemy on his own ground' - Van Helsing

4

'unpunctual trains' - Technology/Foreignness

'It seems to me that the further East you go the more unpunctual are the trains' - Harker

5

'up to date with a vengeance' - Technology

'It is nineteenth century up-to-date with a vengeance. And yet, unless my senses deceive me, the old centuries had, and have, powers of their own which mere "modernity" cannot kill' - Harker

6

'transfusion of blood' - Technology

'We are about to perform what we call a transfusion of blood' - Van Helsing

7

'bitten by such a bat' - Technology

'"Do you mean to tell me that Lucy was bitten by such a bat; and that such a thing is here in London in the nineteenth century?"' - Seward

8

'wicked, burning desire' - Sex

'I felt in my heart a wicked, burning desire that they would kiss me with those red lips' - Harker

9

'voluptuous voice' - Sex

'and said in a soft, voluptuous voice' - Lucy

10

'hungry for you' - Sex

'My arms are hungry for you. Come, and we can rest together' - Lucy

11

'yearning for delay' - Sex

'I was moved to a yearning for delay which seemed to paralyse my faculties' - Van Helsing

12

'women are such cowards' - Marriage

'I supposed that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him' - Lucy

13

'marry three men' - Marriage

'Why can't they let a girl marry three men' - Lucy

14

'attend to my husband' - Marriage

'Jonathan is waking—I must attend to my husband!' - Mina

15

'edge of his bed facing outwards' - Marriage

'Kneeling on the near edge of the bed facing outwards was the white-clad figure of his wife'

16

'naught in common' - Gender

'Faugh! Mina is a woman, and there is nought in common' - Harker

17

'shocked the New Woman' - Gender

'I believe we should have shocked the "New Woman" with our appetites' - Mina

18

'brave man's blood' - Gender

'A brave man's blood is the best thing on this earth when a woman is in trouble' - Van Helsing

19

'do not need such expression' - Gender

'In such cases men do not need much expression. A grip of the hand, the tightening of an arm over the shoulder' - Harker

20

'man's brain' - Gender

'[Mina] has a man's brain' - Van Helsing

21

'repulsion and terror' - Good vs Evil

'But my very feelings changed to repulsion and terror' - Harker @ Dracula

22

'glassy sea' - Good vs Evil

'the lately glassy sea was like a roaring and devouring monster' - journalist

23

'wafer on Mina's forehead' - Good vs Evil

'As he had placed the Wafer on Mina's forehead, it had seared it'

24

'passed away' - Good vs Evil

'The curse has passed away!' - Quincey Morris