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The Red Death it is based on a rare form on the Black Plague called ___________ plague, which attacked the blood stream

Septicemic

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The author writes without the intent to make things symbolic, but the reader can draw symbols from the story

Projected symbolism

2

The author writes with the intent to make things symbolic or representative of something else

Indented Symbolism

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Allegory is a story with ____ meanings, a ____ meaning and a ____ meaning

Two; literal; symbolic

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Prince Prospero represents ______, ______, and ______. On a deeper level he represents _________.

wealth, prosperity, and the aristocrats; man's futile attempt to escape death

5

The rooms in MORD represent the ______________.
Blue represents ______
Purple represents a transition to _______
Green represents the _____________
Orange represents ______________
White is ______
Violet is the _________
The red and black room representing the ____________________

seven stages of life; birth, transition to royalty, growth of youth, strength and maturity, purity, last stage, death and knowledge and wisdom with age

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Name one aspect of Theory two and the seven deadly sins

Anger - the Prince becomes angry with the uninvited guest and attacks it.

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The clock represents the __________, minute by minute

ticking away of life

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The guess at the party was dressed as the ________

Red Death

9

He wrote several stories that hold popularity,
_______ and _______

Washington Irving; Legend of Sleepy Hollow and
Rip Van Winkle

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It should be noted that Irving was the first American to reach _____________.

International literary celebrity status

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In “The Devil and Tom Walker” Irving uses _____ to show how hypocritical the Puritans of this era had become.

satire

12

Greedy

Avarice

13

Washington Irving used ___________ in his work

Stock Characters

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Stock characters are characters who represent _______________

one human emotion or characteristics

15

Toms wife is a stock character for ______

greed

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Is a body of stories, legends, myths, ballads, songs, riddles, sayings, and other works arising out of the oral traditions of people around the globe

Folklore

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The main character of ________ refuses to be a


Devil and Tom Walker; slave trader

18

The devil is called

Old Scratch in Devil and Tom Walker

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Tom Walker finds a _______ tied in an apron

heart and liver

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In _________ a man sleeps for twenty years

Rip Van Winkle

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In _________ a character plays nine pins with little men in the mountains

Rip Van Winkle

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The poem begins at Midnight in December

The Raven

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Name four examples of light in the Raven

Lenore-radiant beauty
White bust of Pallas
Lamplight
Angels

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Give three examples of darkness in the Raven

The Raven
December at midnight
The bird's shadow

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The narrator finds the bird to be a _________ that has come to take him away

demonic force

26

The narrator slowly loses his ability to fight against the

darkness

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The end of this poem is a vision of the phycological effects of complete ____________________

emotional, spiritual paralysis and despair

28

There are 3 Main Characters in Fall of House of Usher.....

Rodrick Usher
Madeline Usher
Narrator- a boyhood friend of Usher

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The ________ is symbolic as the embodiment of an individual

Usher House

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