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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 the name of the name of the house Dracula purchased for his London residency?
2. What does Van Helsing use to make putty while visiting Lucy's tomb?
3. What does Lucy do with what she has with her when she meets Van Helsing, Seward, Holmwood, and Morris near her tomb?
4. Despite his injuries, what does Renfield manage to tell the vampire-hunting team about Mina?
5. Where does the group finally learn the missing wooden boxes are located?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the first vow the vampire-hunting team makes to each other?
2. How does Van Helsing explain what a vampire is to Seward?
3. How is the vampire Lucy killed?
4. How does Seward react to the idea that Lucy is a vampire after her death?
5. What prayer does Mina ask her husband to read aloud?
6. Why does Seward agree to share his diary with Mina?
7. What does Mina conclude about how Dracula will be trying to get home?
8. Who ultimately kills vampire Lucy?
9. Why is Mina left behind during the first mission of the vampire-hunting team?
10. What is Van Helsing's assessment of Harker's journals?
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
"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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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