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Hopefully, this examination of the Dracula films has provided a clear picture of Van Helsing as intellectual archetype. Van Helsing, as a symbol, embodies many contradictory cultural assumptions about the intellectual. As a leader in his field, his areas of inquiry are esoteric. He is misunderstood by scholars and laborers alike. He is obsessively dedicated to his work, and that devotion makes him potentially dangerous. However, he is able to seek answers from a variety of sources, including religion and superstition.

Frankenstein has descended to some strange depths. It is obvious to both the audience and his own girlfriend, who receives such love letters as, “My work must come first, even before you,” that the doctor’s priorities are misaligned. Van Helsing’s relationship with the respected members of the scientific community was strained because of his willingness to 32 Educational Institutions in Horror Film seek metaphysical explanations for physical phenomena. Dr. Frankenstein is not part of the established medical community in his own village, but for entirely different reasons.

Prior to this film, Frankenstein’s monster had always been his doppelgänger, a physical projection of the evils associated with the doctor’s obsessive scientific mind. There is a drastic shift in this film; symbolically, the mad scientist has become his own monster. 42 Educational Institutions in Horror Film Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) This film50 opens with a man being led to the guillotine. The man’s young son, Hans, witnesses his father’s beheading. As a grown man, Hans becomes a physician’s assistant—to Dr.

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