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Literature -- The Tell-Tale Heart
Yes
A vulture's eye.
Pale blue, with a film over it.
Yes
In the first paragraph of "The Tell-Tale Heart" does the narr…
What did the old man's eye resemble?
What color was the old man's eye?
Did the narrator love the old man?
Yes
In the first paragraph of "The Tell-Tale Heart" does the narr…
A vulture's eye.
What did the old man's eye resemble?
20 terms
803 Literature, The Tell-Tale Heart
conceived
vulture
dissimulation
vexed
v. to form an idea; to think
n. a person or thing that preys, especially greedily or unscr…
n. to hide under a false appearance; feigning
v. irritated; annoyed
conceived
v. to form an idea; to think
vulture
n. a person or thing that preys, especially greedily or unscr…
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Literature: The Tell-Tale Heart
cunningly... Synonym: sneakily... Antonyms:…
resolved... Synonym: Chose... Antonym:Hesita…
stealthily... Synonym: slyly... Antonym: ope…
vex... Synonym: Upset... Antonym: Calm
(adv.) in a way that is skillfully dishonest... Synonym:?... Antony…
(v.) decided... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
(adv.) in a secret or sly way... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
(v.) annoy; distress... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
cunningly... Synonym: sneakily... Antonyms:…
(adv.) in a way that is skillfully dishonest... Synonym:?... Antony…
resolved... Synonym: Chose... Antonym:Hesita…
(v.) decided... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
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literature the tell-tale heart
acute
hearken
profound
sagacity
Sharp, highly developed, keen
Listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
strong perception or awareness
acute
Sharp, highly developed, keen
hearken
Listen carefully
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Literature The Tell-Tale Heart
acute
vexed
sagacity
refrained
adj. sharp
v. disturbed
n. intelligence and good judgement
v. held back
acute
adj. sharp
vexed
v. disturbed
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Literature- Tell-Tale Heart
crevice
stifle
unreliable narrator
third person point of view
narrow crack
smother
narrator whose assessments of events cannot be trusted for so…
narrator is an outside observer
crevice
narrow crack
stifle
smother
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Literature Vocab: "The Tell-Tale Heart"
cunningly
resolved
stealthily
vex
In a way that is skillfully dishonest
Decided
In a secret or sly way
Distress
cunningly
In a way that is skillfully dishonest
resolved
Decided
54 terms
Literature: "The Tell-Tale Heart" & "The Raven"
Edgar Allen Poe
Considered as "the father of the myste…
Short Story
Poe found popular success but not fort…
Who was the author of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Edgar Allen Poe:
What is the genre of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Setting of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Edgar Allen Poe
Who was the author of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Considered as "the father of the myste…
Edgar Allen Poe:
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Literature - The Tell-Tale Heart - Vocabulary
Acute
Hearken
Profound
Sagacity
highly developed; keen; sharp
listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
strong perception or awareness
Acute
highly developed; keen; sharp
Hearken
listen carefully
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Literature - The Tell Tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
conceive
vex
stifled
sharp; keen
to think of
to disturb; to annoy
smothered
acute
sharp; keen
conceive
to think of
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Literature Vocab The Tell Tale Heart
acute
dissimulation
profound
sagacity
syn: keen, sharp ... def: to be sensitive.
sym: cover up, mask... def: hiding of ones feelings
syn: serious, deep... def: getting to the bottom of the matter,…
syn: experience, knowledge... def: high intelligence and sound j…
acute
syn: keen, sharp ... def: to be sensitive.
dissimulation
sym: cover up, mask... def: hiding of ones feelings
Literature the tell tale heart vocabulary
Conceived
Vexed
Dissimulation
Sagacity
an idea or something you think of it
Annoy someone
hiding of one's true feelings
Sound judgment
Conceived
an idea or something you think of it
Vexed
Annoy someone
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Literature tell tale heart
acute
vex
stifled
wane
sharp and strong or intense
to disturb, annoy, or anger,especially by some small, repeate…
held back; smothered
to draw to a close; aprroach an end
acute
sharp and strong or intense
vex
to disturb, annoy, or anger,especially by some small, repeate…
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The Tell Tale Heart Vocab Literature
Verbal irony
Situational irony
Dramatic irony
Acute
What is said is the opposite of what is done
What happens is different from or even opposite of what we ex…
We know something a character doesn't know
Sharp
Verbal irony
What is said is the opposite of what is done
Situational irony
What happens is different from or even opposite of what we ex…
8 terms
Literature- Tell Tale Heart
audacity
vehemently
derision
vexed
noun: boldness... Impressed with his own ________, the narrator…
adverb: forcefully; passionately... He talked more __________, b…
noun: contempt; ridicule... Most of all, the narrator hated the…
verb: disturbed; annoyed... The old man's eye _____ the narrator.
audacity
noun: boldness... Impressed with his own ________, the narrator…
vehemently
adverb: forcefully; passionately... He talked more __________, b…
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Literature: The Tell-Tale Heart Vocabulary
Cunningly
Resolved
Stealthily
Vex
In a way that is skillfully dishonest.
Decided
In a secret or sly way.
Annoy; distress.
Cunningly
In a way that is skillfully dishonest.
Resolved
Decided
"The Tell-Tale Heart" Literature Terms
Acute
Vex
Stifled
Wane
Sharp and strong or intense
To disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
Held back; smothered
To draw to a close; approach an end
Acute
Sharp and strong or intense
Vex
To disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
Literature- The Tell-Tale Heart Vocabulary
Agony
Arises
Continually
Detected
Great suffering or severe pain
Comes up; moves upward appears
Again and again on a regular basis
Noticed or discovered something
Agony
Great suffering or severe pain
Arises
Comes up; moves upward appears
8 terms
Literature tell- tale heart
acute
Vex
Stifled
Wane
sharp and strong or intense.
to disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
held back; smothered.
to draw to a close; approach an end.
acute
sharp and strong or intense.
Vex
to disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
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Literature-"The Tell-Tale-Heart" and "The Raven"
Acute
Vex
Stifled
Wane
adj. sharp and strong or intense
v. To disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, rep…
adj. held back; smothered
v. To draw to a close; approach an end
Acute
adj. sharp and strong or intense
Vex
v. To disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, rep…
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"The Tell-Tale Heart"- Mrs. Kirkland- Literature 8
The reason the narrator wants to kill…
The reason the narrator is friendly to…
The traits on which the narrator pride…
What taking so long to enter the room…
The old man's filmy eye bothers him.
He wants to gain his trust.
Intelligence and patience
He uses much caution.
The reason the narrator wants to kill…
The old man's filmy eye bothers him.
The reason the narrator is friendly to…
He wants to gain his trust.
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The Tell Tale Heart
acute
conceive
vex
stifled
(adj.) sharp
(v.) to come up with, imagine
(v.) to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, baffle
(v.) suppressed, kept back
acute
(adj.) sharp
conceive
(v.) to come up with, imagine
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"The Tell-Tale Heart"- Mrs. Kirkland- Literature 8
Who is the author of "The Tell-Tale He…
What had the madness done for the narr…
What was the reason the narrator kille…
During the week before the narrator ki…
Edgar Allan Poe
Sharpened his senses, especially his sense of sound.
He hated the old man's eye.
He was kind to the old man.
Who is the author of "The Tell-Tale He…
Edgar Allan Poe
What had the madness done for the narr…
Sharpened his senses, especially his sense of sound.
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The Tell-Tale Heart
acute
audacity
conceived
crevice
sharp; keen; suddenly severe... (adj)
shameless daring or rude boldness;... nerve... (n)
thought of... (adj)
a crack; (n)... a deep, narrow opening in rock
acute
sharp; keen; suddenly severe... (adj)
audacity
shameless daring or rude boldness;... nerve... (n)
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Vocabulary "The Tell-Tale Heart"
foresight
scantlings
sagacity
harkening
the ability to think ahead or envision possible problems
small pieces or scraps
wisdom, intelligence
listening and paying attention
foresight
the ability to think ahead or envision possible problems
scantlings
small pieces or scraps
15 terms
Tell Tale Heart
waned
acute
vex
audacity
lost intensity
sharp
distress
reckless
waned
lost intensity
acute
sharp
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"The Tell-Tale Heart" Vocabulary
acute
audacity
conceive
crevice
strong or sensitive; highly developed
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
to think of; create something in the mind
narrow opening or crack in a hard surface, especially rock
acute
strong or sensitive; highly developed
audacity
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
7 terms
Tell-Tale Heart
alliteration
irony
dialogue
conflict
When two or more words in a... group of words begin with the... sam…
The expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
Conversation between two or more people
A serious disagreement or argument.
alliteration
When two or more words in a... group of words begin with the... sam…
irony
The expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
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"Tell Tale Heart" Literature Test
Conceived
Dissimulation
Vexed
Courageously
To form an idea; think
Hiding of one's own feelings or purposes
Irritated; annoyed
Possessing or characterized by courage; brave
Conceived
To form an idea; think
Dissimulation
Hiding of one's own feelings or purposes
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The Tell-tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
audacity
conceive
crevice
strong or sensitive; highly developed
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
to think of; create something in the mind
narrow opening or crack in a hard surface, especially rock
acute
strong or sensitive; highly developed
audacity
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
15 terms
The Tell-tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
audacity
conceive
crevice
strong or sensitive; highly developed
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
to think of; create something in the mind
narrow opening or crack in a hard surface, especially rock
acute
strong or sensitive; highly developed
audacity
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
16 terms
Literature Tell Tale Heart Vocab
Acute
Hearken
Profound
Sagacity
highly developed; keen; sharp
Listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
strong perception or awareness
Acute
highly developed; keen; sharp
Hearken
Listen carefully
15 terms
The Tell-tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
audacity
conceive
crevice
strong or sensitive; highly developed
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
to think of; create something in the mind
narrow opening or crack in a hard surface, especially rock
acute
strong or sensitive; highly developed
audacity
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
27 terms
Tell Tale Heart
Audacity
Conceive
Dissimulation
Sufficient
Noun: Extremly bold or daring
Verb: To form (an idea) in the mind; imagine
Noun: to disguise or conceal under a false appearance
Adj: Enough
Audacity
Noun: Extremly bold or daring
Conceive
Verb: To form (an idea) in the mind; imagine
14 terms
"The Tell-Tale Heart" Vocabulary
acute
audacity
conceive
crevice
adj.: strong or sensitive; highly developed
n.: boldness; confidence or daring that is often seen as shoc…
v.: to think of; create something in the mind
n.: narrow opening or crack in a hard surface, especially rock
acute
adj.: strong or sensitive; highly developed
audacity
n.: boldness; confidence or daring that is often seen as shoc…
30 terms
The Tell Tale Heart
Foresight
Dissimulate
Vex
Sagacity
Thoughtful regard for the future
To hide under a false appearance
To trouble, distress, or cause agitation
Sound judgement, wisdom
Foresight
Thoughtful regard for the future
Dissimulate
To hide under a false appearance
6 terms
The Tell-Tale Heart vocabulary
Vexed
Waned
Audacity
Awe
-Troubled, distressed, caused agitation
-To grow gradually less
-Bold courage, daring
-Mixed feeling of reverence, fear, and wonder
Vexed
-Troubled, distressed, caused agitation
Waned
-To grow gradually less
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The Tell-Tale Heart
haunted
passion
vulture
film
come back again in a scary way
a very strong or deep feeling
a bird of prey
a thin coat of something
haunted
come back again in a scary way
passion
a very strong or deep feeling
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The Tell Tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
conceived
vex
crevice
sharp, keen, focused (adjective)
thought of (adjective and verb)
to disturb, annoy (verb)
a crack (noun)
acute
sharp, keen, focused (adjective)
conceived
thought of (adjective and verb)
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The Tell-Tale Heart
sufficient
gradually
acute
sagacity
enough; as much as needed
happening slowly; little by little
sharp or sensitive in regards to the senses
intelligence and good judgment
sufficient
enough; as much as needed
gradually
happening slowly; little by little
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The Tell-Tale Heart
dreadful
affect
audacity
sagacity
causing fear or terror
to influence
boldness; reckless daring
wisdom
dreadful
causing fear or terror
affect
to influence
10 terms
The Tell-tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
audacity
conceive
crevice
strong or sensitive; highly developed
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
to think of; create something in the mind
narrow opening or crack in a hard surface, especially rock
acute
strong or sensitive; highly developed
audacity
confidence or daring that is often seen as shocking or rude
10 terms
literature tell tale heart terms
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY H…
Acute
Conceive
Stifled
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY HEART BECAUSE MASLOWE IS…
ADJ. sharp, keen
V. to think of
ADJ. smothered
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY H…
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY HEART BECAUSE MASLOWE IS…
Acute
ADJ. sharp, keen
15 terms
"The Tell-Tale Heart" Vocabulary
acute
audacity
conceived
cunningly
(adj) highly sensitive to details
(n) boldness to the point of disregard for conventions or per…
(v) to form an idea
(adv) crafty; artfully shrewd
acute
(adj) highly sensitive to details
audacity
(n) boldness to the point of disregard for conventions or per…
11 terms
The Tell Tale Heart
dreadful
mad
vulture
sufficient
very bad or unpleasant
mentally ill
large birds that eat dead animals and have a small, featherle…
having or providing as much as is needed
dreadful
very bad or unpleasant
mad
mentally ill
16 terms
Literature Tell Tale Heart Vocabulary
Acute
Hearken
Profound
Sagacity
highly developed; keen; sharp
listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
Strong perception or awareness
Acute
highly developed; keen; sharp
Hearken
listen carefully
The Tell Tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
conceived
vex
crevice
sharp, keen, focused (adjective)
thought of (adjective and verb)
to disturb, annoy (verb)
a crack (noun)
acute
sharp, keen, focused (adjective)
conceived
thought of (adjective and verb)
16 terms
literature vocabulary words. The tell-tale heart
dismember
trifle
supposition
fancy
separate or divide into part; cut or tear the limbs from a bo…
having little value or importance
thing supposed , believe, opinion
having an idea or belief; suppose
dismember
separate or divide into part; cut or tear the limbs from a bo…
trifle
having little value or importance
8 terms
Literature Words Tell Tale Heart:
Vex
Stifle
Crevice
Audicity
To annoy someone
To smother something
Is a narrow crack
Is shameless daring or boldness
Vex
To annoy someone
Stifle
To smother something
24 terms
B: The Tell-Tale Heart
mad
enhanced
cunning
hades
disordered in mind: insane
to increase or improve in value, desirability, or attractiven…
very good or very clever at using special knowledge or skill…
the place where the dead live according to Greek mythology
mad
disordered in mind: insane
enhanced
to increase or improve in value, desirability, or attractiven…
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