Dracula Study Guide Questions and Answers Chapters 10,11,12,13,14,15,16

Dracula Study Guide Questions and Answers Chapters 10,11,12,13,14,15,16

Dracula Study Guide Questions Ch. 10

  1. Discuss the issue of madness and God.  How is this mentioned?
  2. Does Van Helsing’s description of Lucy differ substantially from Seward’s? Why?
  3. How is the evil presented in this chapter?

Dracula Study Guide Questions Ch.11

  1. Define stream of consciousness.
  2. What error occurs in this chapter?
    1. What is the mindset of the person who commits it, and why is it important?
  3. What is the motif of the articles?
  4. What does Renfield do in this chapter? Why does he do it?
  5. Relate the broken glass in the diary to the newspaper article and Lucy.

Dracula Study Guide Questions Ch. 12

  1. Note how science is unable to prevent Dracula from acting.
  2. Why is Morris heroic?
  3. Why is Mina’s letter ironic?
  4. Lucy of course dies in this chapter – what motif is associated with her death that we have already seen before?

Dracula Study Guide Questions Ch. 13

  1. What forces are at work here? (In Seward’s entries) Note them.
  2. What is the purpose of the newspaper article?  What do we know that someone just reading the paper would not know?

Dracula Study Guide Questions Ch. 14

  1. What is physiognomy?
  2. What will ultimately kill Dracula?
  3. How are the forces of good slowly gaining momentum?

Dracula Study Guide Questions Ch. 15

  1. What should convince Seward of their great danger, and why doesn’t it?
  2. How does Dracula’s grotesqueness continue in this chapter?

Dracula Study Guide Questions Ch 16.

  1. What is the host-Eucharist for?
  2. What changes Arthur’s mind about Van Helsing’s work?
  3. Note the scene when Van Helsing sees Lucy return to her grave.
  4. What is in Van Helsing’s “anti-vampire” kit?
  5. What role will Arthur play in Lucy’s future?
  6. What is Lucy’s transformation?
  7. How does the conclusion of this chapter anticipates the turning point to come?

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