1.) The letter that the narrator recieves hints thta Roderick Usher will be a.) dull and depressed b.) suspicious and cruel c.) catious and glum d.) cautious and glum 2.) After the narrartor arrives, Roderick reveals that his present state stems largely from a.) the stormy weather b.) the darkness of the autumn season.
c.) the fatal disease afflicting his beloved sister.
d.) the financial burden
3.) In contrast to Roderick Usher, the narrator presents himself as someone who values a.) reason b.) money c.) nature d.) a juicy horror tale 4.) Which choice below presents the core meaning of the following sentences? One of the phantasmagoric conceptions of my friend, partaking not so rigidly of the spirit of abstraction, may be shadowed forth, although feebly, in words. a.) The phantasmagoric conceptions of my friend, partaking not so rigidly. b.) One of the phantasmagoric conceptions of my friend may be shadowed. c.) The spirit of abstraction may be shadowed forth in words. d.) One of the phantasmagoric conceptions of my friend may be shadowed forth in words. 5.) Which statement expresses a central theme of "The Fall of the House of Usher"? a.) Too much contact with the world leads to a disortion of reality b.) Isolation of the mind leads to the deaths of the body.
c.) A person cut off from the world can fall prey to irrational fears and mental illness.