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The Haunting of Hill House
Terms in this set (18)
Why does Dr. Montague want to do an experiment at Hill House?
Dr. Montague wants to find evidence for supernatural manifestations and secures the supposedly haunted Hill House for a summer of ghost hunting.
Why did Dr. Montague pick Eleanor?
Montague's attention because of an incident from her childhood. After her father died, a shower of rocks fell on her family's home for unexplained reasons. For equally unexplained reasons, the rocks just stopped falling one day.
Why did Dr. Montague pick Theodora?
She came to Dr. Montague's attention because the laboratory's records showed she could blindly guess as many as nineteen out of twenty Zener cards, meaning she either has psychic potential
Why is Luke there?
Finally, there is Luke Sanderson, the family representative. He's also a liar and a thief. Mrs. Sanderson's lawyer persuades Montague to take on Luke so that the family is present during the experiment. Luke finds the whole scenario amusing, Mrs. Sanderson is grateful her nephew will be out of trouble, and Montague is glad to have Hill House.
Eleanor's room color
Theodora's room color
Luke's room color
Who hung themselves?
older sister's companion girl
How did the Sanderson's inherit Hill House?
The Sandersons, being cousins to the poor dead girl, inherited Hill House as a result. When the younger sister showed up to harass them, they sent her packing.
Who do Arthur and Mrs. Montague find is buried in the walls of Hill House?
a nun or woman named Helen
Mrs. Montague and Arthur talk to a ghost who has a message for who?
Nell, and talks of not having a home or a mother
Eleanor can hear what that no one else can hear?
an old timey childrens song
What causes eleanor to dance down the hallway and bang on everyone's doors?
the voice of her mother
what does eleanor realize by the end of the book?
that there is no cup of stars or white cat, she only wants the hill house, and does not remember other people in the house while climbing the stairs
Who kicks eleanor out of the hill house?
What does eleanor think coming into hill house and leaving hill house?
Journeys end in lovers meeting
How did eleanor decide to stay at hill house forever?
she drove her car into a tree
Why did the group decide to quit the experiment?
The death of Eleanor
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