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HOUSE OF USHER READING PART I. 1. What is the narrator’s name? a. Roderickc. none given b. Hamiltond. Charles.

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1 HOUSE OF USHER READING PART I

2 1. What is the narrator’s name? a. Roderickc. none given b. Hamiltond. Charles

3 2. What is Usher’s first name? a. Roderickc. none given b. Hamiltond. Charles

4 3. What is his sister’s name? a. Annabellec. Virginia b. Helend. Madeline

5 4. The narrator has come to see Usher to: a. help him write a book b. have his portrait painted c. diagnosis and cure his illness d. cheer him up

6 5. Who does the narrator meet on the stairs as he goes to Usher’s rooms? a. Usher’s sister b. Usher’s doctor c. Usher’s usher d. Usher’s housekeeper

7 6. How many times has the narrator seen Usher’s sister so far? a. 1c. 3 b. 2d. 4

8 7. How long have the narrator and Usher been friends? a. a few monthsc. since childhood b. a few yearsd. since college

9 8.. What does Usher do during the day? a. sell real estatec. paint b. design churches d. write novels

10 9. What does Usher believe is causing his agitation and will eventually kill him? a. depressiond. the house b. brain tumord. cancer

11 10. What word does the narrator frequently use to refer to Usher? a. phantasmagoricc. madman b. hypochondriacd. genius

12 11. To what has Usher become sensitive? a. lightc. smell b. soundd. all of these

13 12. Which word would best describe a student who is constantly asking the teacher questions? a. precipitousc. prostrating b. vivaciousd. importunate

14 13. Which word would you use to describe someone who really has little personality and is quite boring? a. munificentc. unobtrusive b. insipidd. wan

15 14. Poe directed writers that in order to write well they needed to first decide what they wanted the piece of writing to have on the readers. a. effectc. climax b. conflictd. theme


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