What happens in chapter 23 of Dracula?
Dracula enters the house as the men arrange themselves to prepare for his attack. Suddenly he leaps into the room and confronts the five men. Harker attempts to stab Dracula with a knife but narrowly misses; Seward, holding a crucifix, drives Dracula out—he leaps through the window and into the courtyard of the asylum.
What does Mina plan to do if she feels herself transforming into a vampire and who says he will help her but only as a last resort?
Mina vows to kill herself if she will endanger the others in any way. Why does Dr. Van Helsing tell her this can not be?
Why is Mina’s forehead burned by the sacred wafer?
Before they leave the asylum, they make sure that Mina is appropriately armed. As Van Helsing touches her forehead with a sacred wafer, Mina lets out a fearful scream because the wafer has seared and burned her forehead. Mina realizes that she is “unclean” and pleads with the men to kill her if she becomes a vampire.
Who kills Renfield?
He is killed by Professor Van Helsing in the final episode when Renfield finds Van Helsing destroying the serum that allows the vampire to walk in the sunlight.
Who kills Dracula?
At the end of the novel, Jonathan Harker then stabbed Dracula through the throat with a kukri knife and Quincey stabs the Count in the heart with a Bowie knife. Dracula then disintegrates into dust and Mina is freed from his curse.
What do the female vampires in Dracula represent?
The sisters represent what the Victorian ideal stipulates women should not be—voluptuous and sexually aggressive—thus making their beauty both a promise of sexual fulfillment and a curse.
Why did Dracula choose Lucy?
In the novel, Lucy was turned into a vampire by Dracula for no clear reason, however, in the tv series, she is turned into a vampire by Dracula for betraying her ex-best friend, Mina Murray; by sleeping with Mina’s then-fiancé, Jonathan Harker. Lucy lost her virginity to Jonathan in “Come to Die”.
Who are the weird sisters in Dracula?
They are referred to as “The Three Sisters” and are credited as “Vampire Girls”. They are portrayed by Marita Schaub, Lesli Jean Matta, and Jennifer Slimko. In Hotel Transylvania (2012), Dracula’s wife Martha (voiced by Jackie Sandler) is an homage to the Brides of Dracula.
Why does Dracula choose Mina?
Its generally believed that Dracula targets one of the heroines (Mina Harker in particular) because he thinks she is his reincarnated wife from their previous life, that probably committed suicide when she learned false reports that he died while fighting the Ottomans just like in (once again) Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Why does Dracula make Mina drink his blood?
When visible changes in her demeanor and physical appearance alert the men to the transformation, they are shocked and horrified. Dracula forces Mina to drink blood from his breast, thus solidifying his influence over her and positioning himself as a sexual competitor against Jonathan Harker.
What does the name Dracula mean?
son of Dracul
Born in Transylvania as the second son of the nobleman Vlad II Dracul, he took the name Dracula, meaning “son of Dracul,” when he was initiated into a secret order of Christian knights known as the Order of the Dragon. (In Romanian, Dracul means “dragon.”)