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100
What had the madness done for the narrator's senses?
Sharpened them
100

What was the reason that the narrator killed the old man?

because his was eye like a vulture 

100
How did the narrator kill the old man?
Smothered with mattress
100
After the old man was dead, what two acts did the narrator do to conceal the body?
dismembered it and placed it beneath the floor boards
100

You should have seen how careful I was to put the body where no one could find it."

The suffix -ful most likely means..

Full of 

200
What does the Villainous Narrator strongly want readers to believe?
That he is not insane
200
During the week before the narrator killed the old man, how did he act towards him?
he was never kinder to the old man
200
Why couldn't the narrator kill the old man on the first night?
The eye was closed - the old man was sleeping
200
Why were the police sent to the house?
a neighbor heard a shriek
200

"Yes, I have been ill, very ill."

Give a synonym for the word "ill"

Sick, not well, etc.

300
Who is the author of 'The Tell-Tale Heart'?
Edgar Allan Poe
300

What did the narrator cover the light with when entering the room?

A cloth
300
How many times did the old man shriek?
Once, and only once
300
How many police were at the door?
Three
300

The word awful is a synonym for which word in the following sentence:

"His eye was like the eye of a vulture, the eye of one of those terrible birds that watch and wait while an animal dies..."

Terrible

400
To whom is the narrator telling the story?
To us, the readers (it is made like a confession after the fact)
400

The old man knew ______ was standing there

Death

400

What did the old man cry out when awakened sitting up?

'Who's there?'

400

Where did he take the police and play a mind game?

The old man's bedroom

400

What does the trait "wretched" mean?

Bad, horrible, terrible

500

What was the theme of the story? (the message)

The guilt will eat you alive, and make you confess.

500

Every night at ______ o'clock the narrator opened the old man's room door

Twelve o'clock

500

How long did the old man sit watching the dark room?

1 hour

500
How does the narrator explain the old man's absence?
He is in the country
500

Give an antonym AND synonym of the word "cry"? 

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