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5 Matching questions

  1. How does the narrator get caught in his crime?
  2. What does felicity mean?
  3. What is the first black cat's name?
  4. What is an example of foreshadowing in the story?
  5. Why does the narrator originally not kill the black cat?
  1. a He is ashamed of what he did to Pluto. He dreads the cat.
  2. b Pluto
  3. c happiness
  4. d The white splotch that looks like the gallows--hints that death will find our narrator
  5. e He hits the wall with his cane, and the cat lets out a horrible sounding scream.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Writing in everyday language; written in paragraphs
  2. the narrator of a poem
  3. He cuts the cat's eye out after the cat bites him.
  4. a large fire
  5. The black cat

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. What is a hogshead?the narrator of a poem


  3. 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.


  4. What is personification?methods used by a writer to introduce or describe characters to readers


  5. What do Pluto and the new cat have in common?They are black. They are missing an eye.