Prologue: “Fire” and Part One: “Fog,” Chapters 1-6
1. What is described as having a hideous face and hangs from a cord above Cassandra’s bed in the Prologue: “Fire”?
(a) A brass monkey
(b) A gold donkey
(c) A silver dragon
(d) A ruby cat
2. Of Cassandra, the narrator says in the Prologue: “Fire,” “Now that she had reached the end of her life, she was a child again and feared” what?
(a) The dark
(b) Her father
(c) Loud noises
(d) Being alone
3. What word from the Prologue: “Fire” refers to a delicate ornamental work of fine silver, gold, or other metal wires, especially lacy jewelers' work of scrolls and arabesques?
4. For how many years does the narrator say that Cassandra has cherished the phoenix-stone in the Prologue: “Fire”?
5. What kind of gemstone is the phoenix-stone said to be in the Prologue: “Fire”?
(a) A diamond
(b) A ruby
(c) A fire opal
(d) A sapphire
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