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Combo with 3 skeleton key and 2 others

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flying dutchman
dutch ghost ship;supposed to bring back bad luck
list the three main characters
narator,le gleo,itchoua
how many miles off shore is the island located?
twenty miles
who is the author?
George G. Toudouze is the author
how long would it be before the supply ship arrived?
29 days
what happend to the crew on the cornelius de whit?
they got eaten by rats
what did the dutch captain bring aboard his ship to protect his cargo?
2 terriers
which character was commited to an asylum?
Le Gleo
which charater died?
Itchoua
what separated the rats from the men?
the window pain glass
who is the leader of the rats?
nero
where is the lighthouse located?
french guanai
does the narator ever return to the island?
yes
Why does the narrator take a job at Three Skeleton Key? (re-read the first part of the story)
He wants to set aside money before he gets married
Why is it unusual for the lighthouse keepers to see a ship in their waters?
The waters are treacherous
Why does the narrator watch the Cornelius de Witt with tears in his eyes?
He knows that the ship is about to be wrecked
How does the narrator convince us that the sea rats in the story are of the worst possible sort?
He tells of the two terrier dogs on a Dutch ship that were eaten by sea rats.
Know how the rats first get into the lighthouse
The metal sheeting that was sealing the window gives way
Know the different strategies used to rescue the three men
-the crew tempts the rats onto a barge filled with meat
-the crew drench the barge with gas and then set it on fire
-the crew shoot any escaping rats and leave the rerst to be eaten by the sharks
Know what becomes of all three lighthouse attendants
One man returns to the key; one goes insane; one dies
Know examples of foreshadowing throughout the story
A man dreams of the three convicts's skeletons
-" Three Skeleton Key, the small rock on which the light stood, bore a bad reputation." page 40
-: "See us? No doubt - if there is a crew aboard." page 41
-"If you so much as harm one, his sharp cry will bring hordes of his fellows to swarm over you, tear you, and not cease until your flesh has been stripped from the bones." page 43
-"I saw the wooden framework of my window, eaten away from the outside, sagging inwards." page 45
Why does the narrator take the job at Three Skeleton Key?
He wants to set aside money before he gets married
Why is it unusual for the lighthouse keepers to see a ship in their waters?
The waters are treacherous
Why does the narrator watch the Cornelius de Witt with tears in his eyes?
He knows that the ship is about to be wrecked
How does the narrator convince us that the sea rats in this story are of the worst possible sort?
He tells of the two terrier dogs on a Dutch ship that were eaten by sea rats.
The narrator's descriptions of the window in the lantern room foreshadow that the
Thick glass will keep the rats out
How do the rats first get inside the lighthouse?
The metal sheeting that was sealing the window gives way
Why do the officers and crew of the first patrol boat look at the lighthouse with a horrified expression?
The light is completely covered by a seething mass of rats
When some rats return defeated from the attack on the patrol boat, the narrator says that the other rats greeted them with "shrill cries and in a derisive note." The author is showing that the rats
Have humanlike qualities
Which strategy was NOT used to rescue the three men from the island?
The lighthouse keepers set fire to the island
What becomes of the three lighthouse attendants?
One man returns to the key; one goes insane; one dies
Which of the following is an example of foreshadowing?
A man dreams of the three convicts's skeletons
Which of the following details found early in the story enables you to predict that "Three Skeleton Key" will be a frightening tale?
The history of the rock
Which of the following details is NOT intended to create suspense?
Through their glasses, the men see a barge
the narrator
protagonist of the story
the rats
antagonist of the story
three skeleton key island in the lighthouse
setting of story
1st person
point of view of story
character vs. nature
main conflict of story
george g. toudouze
author of story
itchoua, le gleo
supporting characters
round, static
rats are __________ character
round, dynamic
narrator is __________ character
explains the experience of the rats
exposition of story
rats land on island and chase men into light house
inciting conflict
rescue boat arrives and looks for a way to free men
rising action
rats break into light house
climax
men try to fight rats but get hurt (bitten)
falling action
rescuers blast rats with powerful water hose
denouement
flying dutchman
dutch ghost ship;supposed to bring back bad luck
list the three main characters
narator,le gleo,itchoua
how many miles off shore is the island located?
twenty miles
who is the author?
George G. Toudouze is the author
how long would it be before the supply ship arrived?
29 days
what happend to the crew on the cornelius de whit?
they got eaten by rats
what did the dutch captain bring aboard his ship to protect his cargo?
2 terriers
which character was commited to an asylum?
Le Gleo
which charater died?
Itchoua
what separated the rats from the men?
the window pain glass
who is the leader of the rats?
nero
where is the lighthouse located?
french guanai
does the narator ever return to the island?
yes
the narrator
protagonist of the story
the rats
antagonist of the story
three skeleton key island in the lighthouse
setting of story
1st person
point of view of story
character vs. nature
main conflict of story
george g. toudouze
author of story
itchoua, le gleo
supporting characters
round, static
rats are __________ character
round, dynamic
narrator is __________ character
explains the experience of the rats
exposition of story
rats land on island and chase men into light house
inciting conflict
rescue boat arrives and looks for a way to free men
rising action
rats break into light house
climax
men try to fight rats but get hurt (bitten)
falling action
rescuers blast rats with powerful water hose
denouement