Literary Terminology

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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

an ancestral curse that complicates the lives of modern-day characters.(apex)

What social institution did Renaissance thinkers connect with the Goths in order to imply that it was backward and barbaric

The church (apex)

In this passage how does Poe create the effect of time passing quickly

Short sentences

What technique is Poe using in this passage to help develop the narrator's character

Repetition of the word β€œI” - apexπŸ₯ΆπŸ₯ΆπŸ₯ΆπŸ₯Ά

What effect does the narrator create by repeating the phrase hung it' from passage in the black cat

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What can an author use to quickly establish the mood and tone of a Gothic story

The setting of the story does this.

What element of this passage helps the reader infer that the narrator might possibly be insane and without morals

The businesslike tone

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

It is d

What events from The Black Cat seem to prove the wife's superstition about cats to be correct

Dakota Deslets is a shhlut

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 does Poe use to speed up the pacing and increase the tension in the passage

Short sentence- apex

What is a best description of a Gothic story line

(updated) a teenager believes his new neighbors have placed an ancient curse on him 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

What point in the story does the falling action of The Black Cat appear

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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

What information does the narrator withhold at the beginning of the black cat

The events that have caused the narrator to think he will die the following day- apex

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Who falling action of The Black Cat appears during which part of the story

The beginning

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.

In the passage why does the narrator slowly build up to the moment he kills the cat

To create suspense

What can a reader infer about the narrator from the businesslike tone of this passage

That he is without morals and possibly insane.

what does the narrator do to the first cat after it bites him on the hand

he cuts out one of the cats eyes

which passage is part of the climax edgar allan poes the black cat

Upon its head...sat the hideous beast...I had walled the monster up within the tomb!

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