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Author's Purpose in Dracula, Chapter One

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Dracula, Bram Stoker

Stoker, Bram. "Chapter 1, Jonathan Harker’s Journal." Dracula. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1897. 1-13. Gutenberg.org. 16 Aug. 2013. Web. 19 Apr. 2016.

By stating that the coach "swayed like a boat tossed on a stormy sea," (line 3) the author is likely

A

demonstrating that the roads are ill-kept.

B

suggesting the narrator's nervousness.

C

showcasing the difficulty of the journey.

D

eliciting a foreboding tone.

E

instilling fear in the reader.