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Who is the protagonist in the short story?
Who is the antagonist in the short story?
What is the setting of the short story?
Ship Trap Island
How does the author create suspense at the beginning of the selection?
He starts the story with dialogue, not description.
He has Whitney go to bed early.
He has Whitney describe the mysterious reputation of the island they are passing.
He shows how Whitney and Rainsford plan to go hunting in the Amazon.
The exposition occurs when....
Whitney and Rainsford are discussing big game hunting.
Rainsford falls overboard.
General Zaroff invites Rainsford to hunt with him.
Which of the following is the best example of foreshadowing in this story?
The fact that Rainsford smokes a pipe foreshadows his death.
The fact that Ivan is mute foreshadows his background.
Whitney's tales of Ship-Trap Island foreshadow the danger present there.
Rainsford's construction of the traps foreshadows that he is an expert hunter.
What do General Zaroff and Rainsford have in common?
They both enjoy fishing.
They both enjoy listening to music.
They both own yachts.
They are both big game hunters.
The rising action of the short story occurs...
when Rainsford had never slept in a better bed.
when Whitney discussed big game hunting.
when Rainsford swam to Ship-Trap Island after falling off of his boat.
Rainsford jumping off the cliff is the story's _____.
The falling action of the story is when _______.
Rainsford makes the Burmese tiger pit.
Rainsford jumps off the cliff.
Rainsford hides in Zaroff's bedroom.
Rainsford falls off of his boat.
The last sentence of the story is, “He had never slept in a better bed, Rainsford decided.” What important piece of plot information does that sentence reveal?
Zaroff has lost the final duel.
Zaroff cares too much about luxuries.
Rainsford has a history of sleep problems.
Rainsford has safely returned home.