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Tell Tale Heart

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Short quiz over the Tell Tale Heart.

  
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1.                   In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” what is different about the old man’s reaction to the narrator’s intrusion on the eighth night?
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2.                   By not telling the reader immediately why the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” is sneaking the lantern into the old man’s bedroom, the author creates an element of
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3.                   Why does the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” greet the old man so heartily every morning?
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4.  The narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” disposes of the old man’s body
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5.                    What sort of prediction is the reader most likely to make after reading these opening lines from “The Tell-Tale Heart”?You fancy me mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me. You should have see how wisely I proceeded. 
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6.                    In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” the gradual increase in the loudness of the noise helps to increase the story’s
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7.                     In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” the suspense that leads to the confession is expressed most sharply in
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8.                    Why does the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” cast a small beam of light on the old man’s face?
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9.  In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” the narrator’s suddenly blurted confession is really due to
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10.                    What characteristic of the narrator is evident in the following passage from “The Tell-Tale Heart”? I knew what the old man felt, and pitied him, although I chuckled at heart.  
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11.  In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” which of the following words is closest in meaning to sagacity?
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12.                    Upon entering the old man’s room on the eighth night, the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” feels
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13.                   What can be interpreted from the narrator’s actions in this passage from “The Tell-Tale Heart”? I moved . . . slowly—very, very slowly, so that I might not disturb the old man’s sleep. It took me an hour to place my whole head within the opening so far that I could see him as he lay upon his bed.
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14.                    What sound is being described in the following passage from “The Tell-Tale Heart”? . . . now, I say, there came to my ears a low, dull, quick sound, such as a watch makes when enveloped in cotton.
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15.                    Why does the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” kill the old man?
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16.                     In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” the police were summoned to the crime by a neighbor who
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17.   Which of the following passages from “The Tell-Tale Heart” creates the most suspense?
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