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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. Where does the group finally learn the missing wooden boxes are located?
2. What object does Dracula flee with after attacking the vampire-hunting team?
3. What happened to the agent who took over Dracula's box?
4. After Dracula's ship departs, why does the team decide to keep Mina out of the loop about their plans?
5. With what object does Harker try to attack Dracula with when he appears after they have tried to destroy all of the wooden boxes?
Short Essay Questions
1. What tools does Mina use to deduce where Dracula goes once he is back on land?
2. What does the team take Mina's first hypnosis session to mean?
3. Who ultimately kills vampire Lucy?
4. What is Van Helsing's assessment of Harker's journals?
5. How does Van Helsing explain what a vampire is to Seward?
6. Why doesn't the vampire-hunting team want to break into Dracula's Piccadilly house?
7. After Mina learns of her psychic connection to Dracula, why does she excuse herself from learning more about the vampire-hunting team's plans?
8. Why does Van Helsing put a holy wafer on Mina's forehead after she has been bitten by Dracula?
9. Why does Seward agree to share his diary with Mina?
10. What does Mina tell the vampire-hunting team she sees the first time she undergoes hypnosis?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The use of religious symbols -- such as crucifixes and holy wafers -- are present throughout the novel. Discuss the role of religion (and of Christianity in particular) in "Dracula".
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
One of the recurring themes in the novel is the conflict between good and evil. Is Dracula a truly evil character? Does he have any redeeming or good qualities? Present an argument supporting or arguing against Dracula being a purely bad character, making sure to cite specific details from the text to support your position.
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