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

In this lesson, we will explore some structural features and begin to understand how to analyse structure in The Tell-Tale Heart. Then, we will end on a quiz exploring what you have learnt. This lesson covers violence and death. If this is a sensitive topic for your child then please make sure they are adequately supervised.

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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 does the narrator insist he is not at the opening of the story?

1/5

Q2.What is the narrator fixated on?

2/5

Q3.What does the narrator do each night?

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator think the eye is?

4/5

Q5.How many nights does the narrator spy on the old man?

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:

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 does the narrator insist he is not at the opening of the story?

1/5

Q2.What is the narrator fixated on?

2/5

Q3.What does the narrator do each night?

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator think the eye is?

4/5

Q5.How many nights does the narrator spy on the old man?

5/5

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Quiz:

Gothic Literature

Lesson 7

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.At what time does the narrator put his head into the old man's room?

1/5

Q2.What is different on the eighth night?

2/5

Q3.What does the narrator do when he knows the old man is awake?

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator reveal has frightened him in the past?

4/5

Q5.What does the old man make the narrator feel?

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 7

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.At what time does the narrator put his head into the old man's room?

1/5

Q2.What is different on the eighth night?

2/5

Q3.What does the narrator do when he knows the old man is awake?

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator reveal has frightened him in the past?

4/5

Q5.What does the old man make the narrator feel?

5/5

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

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