The Novel
People
Plot
Themes
Quotes
Misc.
100

The author of The Invisible Man

H.G. Wells

100
“The Stranger” or “The Invisible Man”
Who is Griffin.
100

This is Mrs. Hall's explanation for the stranger's bandages.

What is that he had an operation.

100

What is the main theme of this novel?

With power/knowledge comes great responsibility

100

Who said "And before I take any bills or get any breakfasts, or do any such things whatsoever, you got to tell me one or two things I don't understand, and what nobody don't understand, and what everybody is very anxious to understand. I want to know what you been doing t'my chair upstairs, and I want to know how 'tis your room was empty, and how you got in again." 

Mrs. Hall

100

This is the town where our story begins.

What is Iping.

200

The genre of the novel

science fiction

200

The police chief in charge of organizing the fight at the end of the story.

Colonel Adye

200

           Why is the burglary important for the plot development?

It proves to the I.M. that he is capable of doing which will allow for future nefarious (wicked) deeds.

200

Give a specific example that supports the theme that with power/knowledge comes great responsibility.

Answers my vary

200

The point is, they know there is an invisible man⁠—as well as we know there is an invisible man. And that invisible man, Kemp, must now establish a reign of terror.

Griffin

200

The name of the inn which the Invisible Man stays.

What is the Coach and Horses.

300

What is the setting of the novel? Why is this setting important to the plot?

England 1890

This is important because during this time period many technological advancements were being researched. People were unsure about some of them and even afraid of some.

300
This man is a former classmate of the Invisible Man’s and betrays him.
Who is Dr. Kemp.
300

Why does the I.M. need Marvel?  How does he make sure that Marvel does not abandon him?

IM needs him in order to accomplish and perform some of his goals (i.e. carrying his notes and money around).  Marvel stays bc IM threatens him with harm.

300

By putting his characters in imaginary situations, how did H.G. Wells explore the theme  with power/knowledge comes great responsibility

It allowed the character to explore areas that would not be possible without invisibility, such as theft and violence.

300

“I am as sure he will establish a reign of terror⁠—so soon as he has got over the emotions of this escape⁠—as I am sure I am talking to you. Our only chance is to be ahead. He has cut himself off from his kind. His blood be upon his own head.”

Dr. Kemp
300

In the epilogue, what character is being described and what does he have that no one knows about?

Thomas Marvel - He has the notes from the IM
400

In what person point of view is this written?  How do you know?

third person objective

 The narrator knows or reveals nothing about the characters' internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations but sticks to the external facts of the story

400
The general practitioner who attempts to interview the Invisible Man.
Who is Dr. Cuss.
400

What is the importance of the cat in the second part of the story?

This shows how the IM explains the process of making someone invisible.

400

What clue in the Epilogue indicates that the "cycle" may start again?

Marvel states, "I wouldn't do what he did; I'd just - well!"

400

“I didn’t try to give you the slip. . . I swear I didn’t."

Marvel

400

Why were the people of the town troubled by IM?

they didn’t know who he was or what he was doing in his room.

500

How is the text organized?

Separated into 3 main parts

Each part is organized chronologically but the three parts do not fall into sequence.  2-1-3 

500
This character ends up with the diaries in the end (along with his own inn).
Who is Thomas Marvel.
500

Explain the "catching" of the IM. Include who provided the ideas for this event.

The townspeople, under Dr. Kemp, band together to prevent him from escaping.  The lock their homes, arm themselves and put powdered glass on the road.  In the end, policemen attack him and kill him with a spade.

500

Analysis - Support for the theme

Identify the following:

- What does Griffin say to support the theme?

- What does G think and feel that supports the theme?

- What does G do?

- What do other people say or do that support the theme?

500

To whom is this quote referring?

". . .  there lay, naked and pitiful on the ground, the bruised and broken body of a young man about thirty."

Griffin

500

Why did the IM steal from his father? What happens to his father?

He needed money for his experiment.  Because the money did not belong to his father, his father killed himself.

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