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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. Why does the group decide that Mina must once more be privy to the plans to destroy Dracula?
2. What kind of information does Harker agree to provide for Van Helsing after Lucy's death?
3. When does Mina's psychic connection to Dracula lessen?
4. Where do Seward and Van Helsing hide on the first night they visit Lucy's tomb?
5. After Dracula's ship departs, why does the team decide to keep Mina out of the loop about their plans?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Van Helsing say needs to be done to Lucy in order for her to be set freed from being a vampire?
2. What does Mina conclude about how Dracula will be trying to get home?
3. What favors does Mina ask of the team before they depart to meet Dracula's ship after she has been bitten?
4. Why doesn't the vampire-hunting team want to break into Dracula's Piccadilly house?
5. Why do Mina and Holmwood agree to share their diaries with Seward?
6. Why is Dracula's destruction of the property in Seward's office not a total loss to the vampire-hunting team?
7. What can the reader assume has happened to Mina after she is found looking very pale after a thick mist entered her room?
8. What does Renfield say about how he specifically got his injuries from Dracula?
9. What tools does Mina use to deduce where Dracula goes once he is back on land?
10. After Mina learns of her psychic connection to Dracula, why does she excuse herself from learning more about the vampire-hunting team's plans?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Dracula is supposedly based on a real historical figure named Vlad the Impaler. Find three similarities between this historical figure and the literary character and explain how and when they appear in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
"Dracula" is very much a product of the time it was written. Choose three key elements of the novel and discuss how they are specific of their time and would, consequently, not work if the novel were written today.
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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