Why did Prince Prospero decide to take his friends far away to one of his distant castles?
How was the suite in Prince Pospero's castle different fromsuites in other palaces?
What happened when the clock in the black room struck the hour?
What happened when the clock stopped chiming?
What did the people see after the clockstruck midnight?
What was the stranger like?
What did the people discover when they grabbed the masked figure and pulled off his mask and costume?
Who was the stranger?
ThePit and the Pendulum
What sentence did the court pronounce on the prisoner?
How did the narrator know he was not in a condemned cell?
How did the narrator measure his dungeon?While measuring the dungeon, the prisoner fell asleep. What did he find when he woke up?
What happened while he was walking in a straight line across the cell?
What did thenarrator learn about the cell as a result of his fall?
What kind of death had the Inquisition prepared for the prisoner?
What changed in the cell while the narrator slept for thethird time?
What did he discover when he looked up at the ceiling of the prison?
What did he see when he looked up the next time?
What new type of death did the narratorrealise the Inquisition had prepared for him?
How did the narrator free himself from the strap?
What new form of torture followed the pendulum?
What happened at the end of thestory?
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
When did the narrator first meed Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin?
Why did the police often ask Dupin to help them solve mysteries?
Whydid Dr Dumas think the murderer was a man?
What facts made it difficult to solve the case?
The witnesses agreed that the deep voice belonged to a Frenchman, but they did not agree...