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Dracula Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Read several British newspaper articles circa 1897 to get a feel for how they are written. Imagine that you are a contemporary reporter in Victorian London and that you have found all of the notes that Mina Murray and the others kept about their vampire hunting. Write an article exposing their adventures, keeping it in the style of the newspapers of the time.

Research the vampire lore of eastern Europe and other regions that Stoker drew upon to write Dracula. Find at least five other "rules" about vampires—things they can do, things they cannot—that Stoker did not include in his novel, and write a detailed description about each one. For each rule, try to find one literary work, film, or other form of media that has incorporated this rule.

Research the medical science that Stoker incorporates in the novel, and discuss how it...

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