The Tell-tale Heart

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The Tell Tale Heart Quizzes & Trivia
This is a quiz on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

  
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1.  In what way has the old man previously wronged the narrator?
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2.  The old man has fastened his shutters because
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3.  The narrator compares the lantern's ray falling on the eye to
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4.  The old man can best be characterized as
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5.  How does the murderer get rid of the victim's body?
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6.  An important example of sound imagery in the story is
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7.  The narrator claims that his attitude toward the old man has always been
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8.  When he lets the police into the old man's room, the narrator sits
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9.  The narrator was ______ by the old man's eye. It disturbed him greatly.
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10.  The narrator said, "In the enthusiasm of my confidence, I brought chairs into the room and desired them here to rest from their fatigues, while I myself, in the wild _____ of my perfect triumph, placed my own seat upon the very spot beneath which reposed the corpse of the victim."
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11.  The narrator says, "Never before that night had I felt the extent of my own powers--of my sagacity. I could barely contain my feelings of triumph." What does he mean by sagacity?
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