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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 do Holmwood and Morris think about Renfield after they meet him?
2. What does Van Helsing use the putty he makes for?
3. What official -- and despairing -- news does the team learn about the arrival of Dracula's ship?
4. How does Van Helsing open Lucy's tomb?
5. Which word can best be used to describe Dracula's appearance in front of Mina, Harker, Seward, Holmwood, and Morris?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Dracula's destruction of the property in Seward's office not a total loss to the vampire-hunting team?
2. Why does Seward agree to share his diary with Mina?
3. How is the vampire Lucy killed?
4. What arguments does Mina give for why she should come with the team when they leave to intercept Dracula's coffin once it has left London?
5. What is Van Helsing's assessment of Harker's journals?
6. What does Mina conclude about how Dracula will be trying to get home?
7. What does the mark on Mina's head from the holy wafer symbolize?
8. How does Seward react to the idea that Lucy is a vampire after her death?
9. What does the team take Mina's first hypnosis session to mean?
10. What does Van Helsing say needs to be done to Lucy in order for her to be set freed from being a vampire?
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
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.
Essay Topic 3
One of the novel's major themes is the conflict between the traditional and the modern. Choose three characters or events and explain, using evidence from the text, how they represent this conflict.
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