5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What does the narrator first do to the black cat after he comes home drunk one night?
- Does our narrator feel guilty for killing his wife?
- Where does the new black cat come from in the story?
- What is personification?
- What is a metaphor?
- a A comparison not using like or as
- b Giving nonhuman things human characteristics
- c He cuts the cat's eye out after the cat bites him.
- d The cat follows the narrator home from a tavern one night. He was sitting on top of a hogshead.
- e No
5 Multiple choice questions
- He has a white splotch that is shaped like a hangman's noose.
- Pluto loved him. He knew it was wrong. He knew it was a sin. Pluto did not give him a reason to do it.
- He hangs him from a tree in the garden.
- He begins to drink. He is mean to his wife and animals.
5 True/False questions
What does the narrator do with the body of his wife? → The black cat
What is characterization? → methods used by a writer to introduce or describe characters to readers
Does our narrator feel guilty for killing Pluto? → No
What happens on the same night that the narrator kills Pluto? → Pluto loved him. He knew it was wrong. He knew it was a sin. Pluto did not give him a reason to do it.
What is on the one wall that did not burn of the house? → An imprint of a cat with a noose around its neck