Department Kyoto University of Foreign Studies Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies Position Professor
|The Reason Why Mina Murry Harker Rushed to Marry in Bram Stoker's _Dracula_
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|This paper explores the reasons for Mina Murry Harker's hasty marriage to her fiancé Jonathan Haker, whose mental and physical health was failing, in Bram Stoker's Dracula. It examines gender roles in 19th-century English society, explores Stoker's use of female characters' roles in driving the narrative, and finally, explores the implications of the hasty marriage.