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As can be seen in every controversial issue different people have different beliefs It is this difference in beliefs that can stereotype something as positive or negative These different beliefs have also the power to stereotype a person as good or evil One such example of this stereotyping can be seen when looking at Bram Stokers character Dracula Some people would describe Dracula as an evil being even a villain Others might see him as a victim innocent of all wrong When viewing Dracula as evil the most outstanding thing that comes to mind is the fact that he attacks innocent people and drains them of their life This alone is enough to single-handedly stereotype an individual as evil Another example that could be used to show Draculas evil is his use of super-natural powers for wrongdoing such as his transformation into different states in order to gain access to his prey Another of Draculas villainies is the idea that he may also be viewed as deceitful This deceitfulness is shown when he impersonates Jonathan Harker during Harkers time of imprisonment in Draculas castle Draculas representation of taboo matters such as sex makes him appear to be a bad person with bad morals This sexual representation is seen in his implied participation in masturbation multiple sex partners and sex for pleasure In contrast to all of these villain-like qualities many people see Dracula as a victim instead Dracula does not choose to but is forced to survive on the blood of the living This means that he must either hunt the living or face his own starvation These same people may also see Dracula as a victim of his powers Yes these powers may be very helpful to his way of life but they bring with them their hindrances as well These hindrances can be seen in the fact that Dracula cannot enter the daylight or cross moving water both of which
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