Cards in this guide (22)
Why is the black cat roundabout called black cat round about
because it is a black cat
How does Jacobs set the mood of the story monkeys paw
with your mom. go read the textbook you lazy arsehole.
In what Edgar Allan Poe story did a man take out the eye of a cat
In The Black Cat (1843) by Edgar Allan Poe, a man took the eye
out of a cat.
What does Poe use in the black cat to make the reader question the accuracy of the narrators account of events
The internal first person point of view
What key element is found in Gothic literature
The strong sense that something is not quite right.
What social institution did Renaissance thinkers connect with the Goths in order to imply that it was backward and barbaric
In this passage how does Poe create the effect of time passing quickly
What passage is an example of rising action in Edgar Allan Poe's The Black Cat
I took from my waistcoat-pocket a pen-knife, opened it, grasped the poor beast by the throat, and deliberately cut one of its eyes from the socket!
What technique is Poe using in this sentence to help develop the narrator's character
the first person point of view
What technique is Poe using in this passage to help develop the narrator's character
Repetition of the word “I” - apex🥶🥶🥶🥶
What effect does the narrator create by repeating the phrase hung it' from passage in the black cat
Which place would be the best example of a Gothic setting
the grand ballroom of a modern cruise ship
Which passage is an example of the falling action in the black cat
What word contributes to the gothic tone
What events from the black cat seem to prove the wife's superstition about the cats to be correct
A second black cat, very similar to the narrator's first cat, appears out of nowhere --APEX
What is a best description of a Gothic story line
A young woman tries to break the ancient curse placed on her family. (APEX)
What superstitious belief does the narrator's wife hold about cats
that they are witches in disguise.
Why does the narrator cut out one of the eyes of his cat Pluto
The cat was frightened and bit him
In The Black Cat what happens after the narrator's character undergoes a radical alteration for the worse
He starts abusing his wife and his favorite cat, Pluto --APEX
Who falling action of The Black Cat appears during which part of the story
What effect does and author's use of long and complex sentences have on a story
They make it seem as if time within the story has slowed down.
What can a reader infer about the narrator from the businesslike tone of this passage
That he is without morals and possibly insane.