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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. Who comes to see Lucy right before she dies?
2. Who does Harker think he sees on the streets of London?
3. What is the source of Seward's depression?
4. Who reveals to Dracula that Harker has tried to communicate with people outside of Dracula's home?
5. Where does Count Dracula live?
Short Essay Questions
1. What two classic traits of a vampire does Dracula demonstrate in Chapter 4 (when Harker first begins to try to escape from Dracula's castle)?
2. What does Harker's choice to give Mina his journal demonstrate?
3. What does the fair-haired female vampire accuse Dracula of when he stops her from biting Harker after he is nearly seduced during Dracula's absence?
4. What makes Harker certain that Dracula is going to kill him during his captivity?
5. What initial impression does Dr. Seward's description of Mr. Renfield leave with the reader?
6. What does the letter from the Budapest hospital say about Harker's condition?
7. What features of Dracula's new home in England create a sense of foreboding and unease for both Harker and the reader?
8. As Harker is about to be seduced during his captivity by the three female vampires, what is he thinking of that makes him feel a bit guilty?
9. How does Lucy respond to the transfusions that Van Helsing orders?
10. What extraordinary power does Count Dracula's driver seem to have?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose three instances of foreshadowing that happen within the first three chapters of the novel and describe which future event that each predicts/foreshadows.
Essay Topic 2
Mina is described as having a "man's brain" and a "woman's heart." Discuss the meaning of this description and how these qualities manifest themselves in at least three of her character's choices or actions throughout the story.
Essay Topic 3
"Dracula" is considered a literary classic for many reasons. Choose three elements of the text that you feel made it the classic that it is and explain why these components have ensured the longevity and popularity of the story.
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