American Gothic Literature

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Fall of the House of Usher, The Raven, The Masque of Red Death, The Minister's Black Veil

Resource summary

Question 1

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On the final night, the narrator cannot sleep because
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  • he is worried about a coming storm
  • Usher wants to read him a favorite book
  • He is nervous and hears unfamiliar sounds
  • The darkness of the house frightens him

Question 2

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The speaker in The Raven is upset about losing a
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  • book
  • loved one
  • bird
  • statue

Question 3

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To explain the noise at the door, the speaker
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  • concludes that a servant needs help
  • guesses that a bird is in the hall
  • assumes he has a visitor
  • imagines Lenore speaking

Question 4

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The raven enters the speaker's room and sits on
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  • a bust of a Greek Goddess
  • the edge of the door
  • the arm of the chair
  • a purple curtain

Question 5

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What does the speaker imagine after the raven first speaks
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  • hearing tapping
  • seeing Lenore
  • drinking deeply
  • smelling incense

Question 6

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The speaker tells the raven to leave because the bird
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  • says that the speaker will never see Lenore again
  • tells the speaker that he will die very soon
  • speaks about the ruler of the underworld
  • tries to push the speaker out of the room

Question 7

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Where is the raven at the end of the poem?
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  • outside the speaker's house in a storm
  • on the bust above the speaker's door
  • near the speaker's velvet chair
  • ashore on the deserted island

Question 8

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You can make the inference that the speaker hates the raven because the speaker
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  • says that the raven really is the devil
  • builds a trap to capture the bird
  • leaves the room and never comes back
  • blames the bird for his loss of hope

Question 9

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What is causing the deaths of people across the country in the story
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  • a long war
  • a mental illness
  • a terrible disease
  • an unknown force

Question 10

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Prince Prospero protects his friends by
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  • locking them in his home
  • killing all intruders
  • fanning them with fresh air
  • placing guards outside

Question 11

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The person who causes the commotion within the party is dressed as
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  • Prince Prospero's dead body
  • the dead King Herod
  • the Greek image of death
  • a victim of the Red Death

Question 12

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The party may be an allegory for extravagance to show the moral lesson that
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  • large costume parties make people forget death
  • death comes for the wealthy as well as the poor
  • costumes can greatly affect the mood of a party
  • only wealth can keep a person safe from illness

Question 13

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While Mr. Hooper gives a sermon on concealed sin, the parishioners
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  • feel he is looking into their souls
  • strain to hear his muffled voice
  • wondered what sin he has committed
  • think about their neighbor's sins

Question 14

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Elizabeth feels she should know about Mr. Hooper's veil because she is
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  • living in the village
  • leading a church group
  • engaged to Mr. Hooper
  • concerned with his wealth

Question 15

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When the townspeople react to Mr. Hooper's veil, he
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  • smiles sadly
  • yells at them
  • seeks them out
  • stays at home
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