5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- How does the narrator get caught in his crime?
- What does felicity mean?
- What is the first black cat's name?
- What is an example of foreshadowing in the story?
- Why does the narrator originally not kill the black cat?
- a He is ashamed of what he did to Pluto. He dreads the cat.
- b Pluto
- c happiness
- d The white splotch that looks like the gallows--hints that death will find our narrator
- e He hits the wall with his cane, and the cat lets out a horrible sounding scream.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Writing in everyday language; written in paragraphs
- the narrator of a poem
- He cuts the cat's eye out after the cat bites him.
- a large fire
- The black cat
5 True/False questions
How does the narrator kill 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 a hogshead? → the narrator of a poem
What does the new cat have on his chest? → The cat trips him, and he gets mad. He turns and in a fit of passion kills his wife.
What is personification? → methods used by a writer to introduce or describe characters to readers
What do Pluto and the new cat have in common? → They are black. They are missing an eye.