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Disciplina: Inglês II

Trimestre: 1º

Ass. Professor:

Nome do Professor: Marcela Scatolin Calache

Ass. Resp./Aluno:



  1. Read the sentences and answer True (T) or False (F). If a sentence is False, make the necessary corrections and make it True.

Example: ( F ) The stories of Edgar Allan Poe are about love, happiness, and positive feelings.

Correction: The stories of Edgar Allan Poe are about death, terror, fear, mystery, torture…

  1. ( T ) In “The Pit and the Pendulum”, the main character was a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition.

Correction: -

  1. ( F ) In “The Cask of Amontillado”, Montresor and Fortunato were very good friends.

Correction: In “The Cask of Amontillado”, Montresor and Fortunato were not very good friends.

  1. ( T ) In “The Premature Burial”, the Baltimore woman is buried alive.

Correction: -

  1. ( F ) In “The Meeting”, Mentoni is younger than the Marchesa.

Correction: In “The Meeting”, Mentoni is older than the Marchesa.

  1. ( T ) In “The Oval Portrait”, the painter loves his work more than he loves his wife.

Correction: -

  1. Describe the following people.

  1. The prisoner in Toledo: smart, afraid, doesn’t know what his crime is.

  2. Fortunato: drunk, knows a lot about wine, tells lies about Montresor.

  3. The man with catalepsy: obsessed, afraid of being buried alive, makes changes in the family vault.

  4. The Marchesa: young, beautiful, unhappy, doesn’t love her husband.

  5. The young man in Venice: famous, young, handsome, loves the Marchesa.

  6. Mentoni: bored, old, rich.

  7. The painter: obsessed, loves his work more than he loves his wife.

  8. The painter’s wife: young, beautiful, unhappy, loves her husband, hates everything about painting.

  1. In “The Pit and the Pendulum”, who saves the prisoner?

General Lasalle (the French army).

  1. In “The Premature Burial”, why is the character afraid of being buried alive?

Because he has catalepsy.

  1. Order the events from “The Meeting”.

4 The Marchesa is very sad. She talks to the young man and agrees to meet him one hour after sunrise.

2 A handsome young man saves the child and gives him back to his mother, the beautiful Marchesa.

3 The young man and the Marchesa are in love, but she is married to a rich, old man.

6 So, they die together.

1 This story begins when a child falls from his mother’s arms into a canal in Venice.

5 They say that they cannot live without each other and take poison.

  1. What do Fortunato (The Cask of Amontillado) and the Baltimore woman (The Premature Burial) have in common?

They are buried alive.

  1. What do the Marchesa (The Meeting) and the painter’s wife (The Oval Portrait) have in common?

They are young, beautiful, unhappy. They die for love. They have portraits.

  1. What is the difference between the Marchesa (The Meeting) and the painter’s wife (The Oval Portrait)?

The Marchesa doesn’t love her husband, but the painter’s wife does.

  1. Match the characters to the stories.

The Pit and the Pendulum – General Lasalle - Mentoni

The Cask of Amontillado – Montresor - General Lasalle

The Premature Burial – The Baltimore woman - The painter

The Meeting – Mentoni - Montresor

The Oval Portrait – The painter - The Baltimore Woman

  1. What are the themes presented by Edgar Allan Poe in the five short stories of this book?

Death, terror, fear, mystery, premature burials, nightmares, torture, love, etc.
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