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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 is Renfield and Mina's initial conversation like?
2. What kind of information does Harker agree to provide for Van Helsing after Lucy's death?
3. How does Van Helsing open Lucy's tomb?
4. What does Renfield manage to tell the vampire-hunting team, despite his injuries?
5. What object does Dracula flee with after attacking the vampire-hunting team?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the first vow the vampire-hunting team makes to each other?
2. Why is Mina left behind during the first mission of the vampire-hunting team?
3. Why do Mina and Holmwood agree to share their diaries with Seward?
4. How does Seward react to the idea that Lucy is a vampire after her death?
5. How does Van Helsing explain what a vampire is to Seward?
6. How does Seward try to draw Renfield out in conversation?
7. What is Van Helsing's assessment of Harker's journals?
8. Why doesn't the vampire-hunting team want to break into Dracula's Piccadilly house?
9. What does Renfield say about how he specifically got his injuries from Dracula?
10. What favors does Mina ask of the team before they depart to meet Dracula's ship after she has been bitten?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Pick two seemingly minor characters in the novel (such as Renfield and Mr. Swales) and discuss how Stoker uses them in at least three ways to contribute to the novel.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 3, a fair-haired female vampire accuses Dracula of being incapable of loving. Present an argument that supports or refutes this statement, making sure to use at least three examples from the text to support your position.
Essay Topic 3
Why does Stoker choose Lucy to die as a result of Dracula's bite instead of Mina? Give at least three reasons for his choice, making sure to use direct evidence from the text to support your argument.
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