In 1958, Hammer Films Dracula Lucy is Arthur Holmwoods sister, and her fiancé is Jonathan Harker. She becomes a victim, and later bride of Dracula as revenge against Jonathan Harker for destroying his former bride.
What does Lucy symbolize in Dracula?
In the novel entitled Dracula, written by Bram Stoker in 1897, the two female characters Lucy Westenra and Mina Harker both seem to represent the Victorian ideal of female virtue. The stereotypical woman was either a mother or a virgin, and if she was neither of both, she was regarded as a whore.
Is Lucy promiscuous in Dracula?
Lucy is beautiful and admits the half-joking desire to marry three men, which reveals her taboo desire for sexual fulfillment. This sexual desire fits her into the promiscuous New Woman slot.
Who killed Lucy in Dracula?
Arthur takes the lead in stabbing Lucy through the heart with a wooden stake. Because Dracula might still be able to remove the stake and reanimate her, they cut off Lucys head and stuff her mouth with garlic. Then, she truly dies.