Sentence Types
Point of View
Elements of Gothic Lit
Miscellaneous

100

There was a long and obstinate silence.

What is simple?

100

Which pronouns are associated with 1st Person POV?

I, me, my, mine, we, us, ours

100

Poor lighting, twisty architecture, and a secret crypt all contribute to what Element of Gothic Literature present in "The Cask of Amontillado?"

Unnerving atmosphere

100

Who wrote "House Taken Over?"

Julio Cortázar

200

My pre-workout obviously didn’t help because I am still sore, so I’m thinking of skipping practice today.

What is compound-complex?

200

Define 3rd Person Omniscient

The narrator is all-knowing; the narrator knows that thoughts and feelings of more than one character

200

Inanimate objects coming to life, ghosts, spirits, and vampires contribute to which Element of Gothic Literature?

Supernatural and paranormal activity

200

Who is La Llorona?

300

My legs ached, but I kept running.

What is compound?

300

“Jonathan—a weak but honest man—entered the restaurant, and found Margie waiting at a back table. He notified the waiter and sat down next to Margie, playing with his tie to keep down his nerves. Margie was a harsh woman, and it was impossible for Jonathan to predict how she would react to his news.

The company Margie was heavily invested in had been struggling for a while. If it collapsed, she would lose nearly a hundred million dollars. She noticed Jonathan’s nervousness and frowned.

Unfortunately for her, the worst case scenario had come true. Jonathan was merely the messenger.”

Which POV is the above an example of...and why?

3rd Person Omniscient

300

Name three elements of Gothic Literature

Mystery and fear; emotional distress; unnerving atmosphere; paranormal activity; omens; nightmares; villain; romance; antihero; damsel in distress

300

Define parallelism (parallel structure)

400

I will get to watch television, but first, I have to clean up the dishes after we finish eating.

What is compound-complex?

400

I told my friends that I had every intention of going to haunted houses this October.

What is the POV and why?

1st Person

400

In this element, Gothic writers use melodrama and impassioned language to help convey panic and terror.

Emotional Distress

400

What is the name of the main character in The Fall of the House of Usher?

Roderick Usher

500

Running quickly, she hurried out of the door, but she was still late for work.

What is compound-complex?

500

In "The Cask of Amontillado", how does the first person point-of-view add suspense to the story?

It puts the reader into the mind of a killer.

500

What is an omen?

Foreshadowing; forewarning; prediction of things to come

500

What is the overall tone of "The House Taken Over?"

Unaffected; unbothered; nonchalant