Edgar Allan Poe is the king of creeps, his stories send shivers down the spines of those who endeavor to read his works. "The Masque of the Red Death" is no exception, the mysterious illness that sweeps Prince Prospero's kingdom is personified in the nightmarish masked ball the prince hosts. The dark imagery and inhuman characters in this story work well to invoke feelings of apprehension. Take the eNotes' "Masque of the Red Death" Overview Quiz to see if you can recall the gruesome details of this literary classic!
What are the consequences of demanding "a pound of flesh"? What happens in the complicated casket scene? Discover the answers to these questions and more with eNotes' The Merchant of Venice Overview Quiz!
Test yourself on the roguish adventures of Sir John Falstaff with eNotes' The Merry Wives of Windsor Overview Quiz. Contains ten questions covering Shakespeare's entire play to help you in your review.
eNotes' "The Metamorphosis" Overview Quiz contains essential questions to help you in your review of Kafka's important short story. Test your knowledge below with questions on Gregor's transformation and his family's reaction to it.
The Reverend Hooper has made a strange decision. He has taken to constantly wearing a black veil which totally obscures his face. Do you understand the symbolism and power of the veil, and how it affects not only the Reverend, but also his fiancee and his congregation? Be sure you understand Reverend Hooper by taking the quiz over his character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic short story, "The Minister's Black Veil."
Elizabeth is engaged to the Reverend Hooper. When her betrothed makes the odd decision to wear the black veil, she initially accepts it. However, as time goes by, Elizabeth, like the rest of the town, becomes creeped out by the thin and powerful barrier. Be sure you understand Elizabeth's progression by taking the quiz over her character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic short story, "The Minister's Black Veil."
Test your knowledge of Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic short story with eNotes' "The Minister's Black Veil" Overview Quiz with questions on the subject of Rev. Hooper's sermons and his parishioners' reactions to the black veil.
How much do you know about the cycle of dramatic works derived from Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life? Take The Miracle Worker quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the special relationship between Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller.