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How does Bram Stoker create fear and suspense during Jonathan Harker's

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How does Bram Stoker create fear and suspense during Jonathan Harker's

encounter with the three young women in chapter three of Dracula?

'Dracula' was written 1897 and written in a first person diary format.

The extract from chapter three tells us that Jonathan Harker is

trapped in Draculas castle. He has discovered that he is alone with

Dracula and in the previous chapter has seen him coming from one of

the lower windows, climbing down the wall.

Count Dracula has warned Jonathan Harker not to sleep in any other

room in the castle but Jonathan has other ideas.

"The Counts warning came into my mind, but I took a pleasure in

disobeying it."

This creates suspense as the reader feels apprehensive for Jonathan

and wants to read on to reveal what actually happens.

Jonathan then realises someone has appeared in the room with him.

"I was not alone."

This simple short sentence also creates tension as Jonathan realises

he isn't in the room on his own and there are three young women with

him.

He feels they outnumber him as they do everything together and act as...