Pay close attention to the way the men treat Mina in these two chapters (look esp. closely at Van Helsing’s “man’s brain” comments). Do you think Stoker wants his readers to approve or disapprove of this treatment?
The entire group shares notes. Who takes the lead in this part of the story?
Mina meets Renfield. He is surprisingly polite, but warns her. Why does he warn her here? What is his purpose? What is the purpose to the story? Later he begs to leave but won’t say why. remember this section.
The group meets to discuss Dracula and his powers. this is a good final place to take stock. Where have we seen each of the powers they talk about?