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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Does our narrator feel guilty for killing his wife?
  2. What happens on the same night that the narrator kills Pluto?
  3. How does the new black cat act with the narrator?
  4. What does intemperance mean?
  5. What is personification?
  1. a Giving nonhuman things human characteristics
  2. b He follows him everywhere. He is there all the time--even when the narrator is sleeping.
  3. c excesive consumption of alcohol
  4. d No
  5. e His house burns.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. He begins to drink. He is mean to his wife and animals.
  2. a comparison using like or as
  3. He hits the wall with his cane, and the cat lets out a horrible sounding scream.
  4. abnormal
  5. This was the Roman god of the underworld.

5 True/False questions

  1. Why did people make fun of the narrator when he was younger?The cat trips him, and he gets mad. He turns and in a fit of passion kills his wife.


  2. What is the first black cat's name?Pluto


  3. Why does the narrator kill his wife?He drives an axe in her head.


  4. What is an allusion?a reference that the author expects you to know


  5. What are some hints that Poe's gives us that our narrator is in jail and will be executed?His house burns.