A. Patrick Daly in Modernism, Romance, and the Fin de Siècle argues that in the midst of waning masculinities, Stoker’s novel was a manual for professional men (male figures that were crucial to the expansion of British home rule) and how to be “masculine.” Do you agree with Daly’s assertion? Why or why not? Make sure to cite evidence from Stoker’s text in order to support your claims.
B. What do you make of the novel’s ending? Was it predictable? Did you think Dracula would die? Did you expect Mina to stake Dracula? If you were asked to rewrite the ending of Stoker’s novel, how would it read? Provide a vivid description (a paragraph) of your rewrite.
Running head: DRACULA 1 Dracula
Institution DRACULA 2 Dracula
Daly?s assertion that Stockers novel was a manual for professional men (male figures