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I need good school project ideas about Renfield's obsession with consuming life, the...

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Scott Locklear | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted October 22, 2007 at 10:48 AM via web

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I need good school project ideas about Renfield's obsession with consuming life, the good and evil in Mina, or the nightmare aspect of the weird sisters.

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malibrarian | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

Posted November 26, 2007 at 8:04 PM (Answer #2)

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You can check the following link for ideas from eNotes:

http://www.enotes.com/dracula/topics-further-study

Also, the concept of verisimilitude, or the use of supposedly real items for promoting the narrative storyline of the work (diaries, newspaper articles, telegrams, letters, etc.), might make an interesting project. Maybe you could make your own items, like torn out, old-fashioned-looking diary entries, newspaper articles, letters, obituaries, etc., from the book to display, as well as write a report examining the use of this literary technique in Dracula and other works of literature.

Good luck!

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted November 13, 2012 at 9:47 PM (Answer #3)

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I think that one of the best project ideas would be to trace the influence of Dracula on pop culture.  For example, the book and character have influenced many books and movies on both sides of the vampires are good or bad equation.

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