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Who wrote The Black Cat?
Edgar Allen Poe
Who was the main character? and description
An unnamed man, very screwed up in mind, an alchoholic maybe that is why he is so messed up
Who is pluto?
the first black cat that the man owned
Conflict?
Man vs.man
him vs. cats
P.O.V.
1st person
How does the first cat die?
the man tortures the cat because of his superstition and the hosue burns down
what does he do after the first cat dies?
he gets another one because he feels bad
What does he do to his wife
accidentally kills him when trying to kill hte 2nd cat
theme?
don't let your superstitions get the best of you
what happens at the end
puts wifes corpse in wall, cat is there too and the cat meows when the cops come
Who wrote The chaser?
John Collier
Setting?
Potion shop, Pell street
Main character and description
Allen Austin, nervous and in love wants to get a love potion
who is he in love with?
Diana
Old man description
tricky, polite and persuasive
Conflict?
Man vs. himself
because he wants the girl to fall in love with him very selfish
POV?
3rd person dramatic
why does he go to the potion shop?
to make diana fall in love with him
theme?
be careful what u wish for
what is said at the end? / what is glove cleaner
au revoir

see you later (expound etc)
the stuff to kill someone when you have had enough
landlady written by
roald dahl
setting
bath london, mid 1900's, dark and wide street
Main character description
Billy weaver, nervous and uneasy, oblivious to signs of killing, normal 17 year old looking for a hotel
the landlady?
ran the bed and breakfast, is a creep and only lets in guys she likes into her bed and breakfast
conflict?
man vs. man
him vs. landlady trying to kill and stuff him
POV
3rd person limited
two people she killed b4?
temple and mulholland
theme?
things arn't what they seem
the landlady does what to animals?
stuffs them
what does she put in Billys' tea?
synide, she stuffs men and keeps them
who wrote miriam ?
truman capote
setting
in an apartment and the streets of a small town near east river
main character? description
miriam miller, on a physotic break, imagines things, nice lady anxious, had a pet bird
who is mariam
a little girl tha tmrs. miller meets and she thinks is reall but no one else can see her does some bad things to mrs. miller
conflict?
man vs. herself
mrs. miller vs. her minds miriam fiment of imagination
POV
3rd person limited
theme?
things arnt as they seem
she meets mariam at?
movie theaters
after she meets mariam ...
she shows up at her house one day and breaks a vase and then comes back to live with Mrs. Miller
ending is
"hello marium" meaning she is not gone
who wrote thus i refute beezly?
john collier
main character? description does mrs carter agree with his ways?
big simon/ Mr. Carter very stern as a dad and wants everything done his way
she enforces them but does not agree
who is little simon and what does he do?
he is big simons son and he was a very good imagination summons beezly by drawing on the ground
conflict?
man vs. man
big simon vs. beezly
superstition
big simon vs. little simons mind
POV
3rd person dramatic
beezly is another name for
the devil
theme?
expect the unexpected
mr carter always has to be
right
so mr. carter trys to prove to little simon that there is no beezly by
hurting him
what happens to mr carter
his foot is chopped off and land on second stroy balcony
Rocking horse winner by?
DH lawerence
setting
big house, extravagant life style, rural town 1920's
main character description
paul is 7 is a little boy and his mom doesnt love him he wants to make her happy by giving her some $$
what does paul bet on?
horse races
mothers name
ester
bets on two horses that win
dafodil and malabar at the derby
partners in crime?
uncle oscar and bassett their slave
POV
3rd person omniscient
conflict
man vs. man his mother not loving him
society- materialized to get money
theme
be happy with what you have you never know when you could loose it all
Rocking horse winner by?
DH lawerence
setting
big house, extravagant life style, rural town 1920's
main character description
paul is 7 is a little boy and his mom doesnt love him he wants to make her happy by giving her some $$
what does paul bet on?
horse races
mothers name
ester
bets on two horses that win
dafodil and malabar at the derby
partners in crime?
uncle oscar and bassett their slave
POV
3rd person omniscient
conflict
man vs. man his mother not loving him
society- materialized to get money
theme
be happy with what you have you never know when you could loose it all