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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Harker attempt his first escape from Dracula's home?
2. What kind of animals surrounds Harker's coach when he is being taken to meet Count Dracula for the first time?
3. How is Dracula carried out of the castle after Harker attempts to kill him the first time?
4. Who volunteers to help with Lucy's fourth medical treatment at the hands of Professor Van Helsing?
5. When the novel opens, where is Jonathan Harker traveling from?
Short Essay Questions
1. Which two characters are under Dracula's mind control at the time that Harker is committed to the Budapest hospital?
2. What does the Russian ship's log say has happened to the crew?
3. What major physical changes does Lucy go through right before her death?
4. What extraordinary power does Count Dracula's driver seem to have?
5. What is the reader supposed to assume is happening to the children of London at night after Lucy dies?
6. Why is Dracula's lack of a reflection in Harper's shaving mirror particularly symbolic and important?
7. How does Dracula respond to the crucifix Harker wears around his neck?
8. What does the letter from the Budapest hospital say about Harker's condition?
9. What makes Harker certain that Dracula is going to kill him during his captivity?
10. What features of Dracula's new home in England create a sense of foreboding and unease for both Harker and the reader?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the novel's major themes is the conflict between the traditional and the modern. Choose three characters or events and explain, using evidence from the text, how they represent this conflict.
Essay Topic 2
Complete a character analysis of Quincey Morris, listing three literary devices that Stoker uses to develop his character. Make sure to discuss Morris' death in your essay.
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the novel, Stoker presents very strict, complicated ways of killing vampires -- and yet Dracula's own death doesn't seem to abide by these rules. Write an essay that addresses this complicated ending and what experience it leaves the reader with at the conclusion of the novel.
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