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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. What object does Dracula flee with after attacking the vampire-hunting team?
2. What does Seward conclude Renfield has a sense of assurance about, despite his wildly different moods and behaviors?
3. What physical change about Mina worries Van Helsing?
4. Where does the team hope to intercept Dracula?
5. What about Renfield amazes Holmwood and Morris the first time they meet him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mina ask Seward for permission to visit Renfield?
2. How does Seward react to the idea that Lucy is a vampire after her death?
3. What is Van Helsing's assessment of Harker's journals?
4. What does Van Helsing say needs to be done to Lucy in order for her to be set freed from being a vampire?
5. After Mina learns of her psychic connection to Dracula, why does she excuse herself from learning more about the vampire-hunting team's plans?
6. What prayer does Mina ask her husband to read aloud?
7. Why is Dracula's destruction of the property in Seward's office not a total loss to the vampire-hunting team?
8. What tools does Mina use to deduce where Dracula goes once he is back on land?
9. How does Van Helsing explain what a vampire is to Seward?
10. Why is Mina left behind during the first mission of the vampire-hunting team?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The tone of "Dracula" can often be described as dark, tense, and foreboding. Discuss what a tone like this does to the reader and three literary devices Stoker uses throughout the text to create such a consistent tone.
Essay Topic 2
Choose and explain four traditional elements of a Gothic novel and cite an example of each from "Dracula".
Essay Topic 3
Choose a vampire character from another novel or movie you are familiar with and compare and contrast that character with Stoker's Dracula. Make sure to list at least five similarities and/or differences.
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