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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 big project are Seward and Mina working on?
2. What prized possession did Dracula destroy when he visited Seward's office?
3. With what object does Harker try to attack Dracula with when he appears after they have tried to destroy all of the wooden boxes?
4. What route does the team decide Dracula will take back to his home?
5. When does Mina end up reading Harker's diary?
Short Essay Questions
1. What tools does Mina use to deduce where Dracula goes once he is back on land?
2. Why is Mina left behind during the first mission of the vampire-hunting team?
3. What does the team take Mina's first hypnosis session to mean?
4. After Mina learns of her psychic connection to Dracula, why does she excuse herself from learning more about the vampire-hunting team's plans?
5. What is Van Helsing's assessment of Harker's journals?
6. Why does Mina ask Seward for permission to visit Renfield?
7. 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?
8. What prayer does Mina ask her husband to read aloud?
9. What does Mina conclude about how Dracula will be trying to get home?
10. Why does Van Helsing put a holy wafer on Mina's forehead after she has been bitten by Dracula?
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
Compare and contrast one virtuous (by Victorian standards) female character with another non-virtuous female character from "Dracula". Keep in mind that the vampire version of a character can be compared and contrasted with her non-vampire self.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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