Analysing language in The Tell-Tale Heart (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will read an extract from a very famous Gothic story The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe and start to learn the key steps needed in order to analyse language successfully. Then, we will end on a quiz exploring what you have learned.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the meaning of eponymous?

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Q2.How is a Byronic hero a complicated character?

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Q3.What does the word damsel mean?

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Q4.What usually happens to the damsel in Gothic fiction?

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Q5.What does femme fatale mean?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the meaning of eponymous?

1/5

Q2.How is a Byronic hero a complicated character?

2/5

Q3.What does the word damsel mean?

3/5

Q4.What usually happens to the damsel in Gothic fiction?

4/5

Q5.What does femme fatale mean?

5/5

Video

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Gothic Literature

Lesson 5

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does Gothic as a genre often include?

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Q2.What does the word 'genre' mean?

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Q3.Who was the first Gothic novel written by?

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Q4.Which list below best describes Gothic conventions?

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Q5.Name three typical Gothic characters.

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Gothic Literature

Lesson 5

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does Gothic as a genre often include?

1/5

Q2.What does the word 'genre' mean?

2/5

Q3.Who was the first Gothic novel written by?

3/5

Q4.Which list below best describes Gothic conventions?

4/5

Q5.Name three typical Gothic characters.

5/5

Lesson summary: Analysing language in The Tell-Tale Heart (Part 1)

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