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Grades: 11
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
The name of the poem Roderick sings is:
  1. The Hallowed House
  2. The Eerie Palace
  3. The House of Usher
  4. The Haunted Palace
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
One common literary element that The Raven and The Fall of the House of Usher share is...
  1. iambic pentameter
  2. alliteration
  3. alludiance
  4. iconic inclusion
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
In the book that the narrator reads to Roderick he mentions the name of a character. That character's name was:
  1. Ethelrad
  2. Earnested
  3. Ethelred
  4. Estherlad
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
Macabre is best described as being...
  1. gruelling
  2. demise
  3. gruesome
  4. grisly
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
Roderick Usher suffers from an acuteness of senses. What are three things he specifically mentions?
  • He suffers from the touch of certain clothing. He suffers from the smell of flowers. He can only have bland food.
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
Madeline was buried alive because she suffered from a disease that made her appear dead. What condition could we suggest she suffered from?
  1. catatonic states
  2. epiletic seizures
  3. schizoprenia
  4. all of the above
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
The Raven is a symbol of optimism.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
What was the name of the narrator?
  • The narrator is not given a name in the story.
Grade 11 :: The Fall of the House of Usher by LornaErmacora
Name the coincidence(s) that occur when the narrator reads to Roderick from "The Trist".
  • When Ethelred enters the hermits house, the same sounds that are made by his entry are heard in the House of Usher. As the dragon shrieks in death, a shriek is heard within the house. When the shield falls to the feet of Ethelred, a similar metallic sound is heard in the hallows of the House of Usher.
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