Analysing structure in The Tell-Tale Heart (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to develop our ability to analyse structure in 'The Tell-Tale Heart'. We will look at structural features such as: character introduction, setting, foreshadowing, shits in tone or focus and repetition. Then, we will end on a quiz exploring what you have learnt.

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!

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:

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!

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

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Quiz:

Gothic Literature

Lesson 8

Q1.What does the narrator at first keep fixated on?

1/5

Q2.How does the "vulture eye" make the narrator feel?

2/5

Q3.What does the narrator then fix his attention to?

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator do to the old man?

4/5

Q5.Why does the narrator do this?

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 8

Q1.What does the narrator at first keep fixated on?

1/5

Q2.How does the "vulture eye" make the narrator feel?

2/5

Q3.What does the narrator then fix his attention to?

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator do to the old man?

4/5

Q5.Why does the narrator do this?

5/5

Lesson summary: Analysing structure in The Tell-Tale Heart (Part 2)

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