The Red Room: The Three Old Fogies

Answer the questions on ‘Characters’ in Section 1:

1. How would you describe the attitude of the narrator toward the old people in the house?

2. What do the old people think of the narrator?

3. How does the dialogue between them create tension?

4. How do the descriptions of the old people add to the eerie atmosphere?

5. The man appears to be confident, but, in places, he shows a little trepidation. Find some examples of his confidence and of his apprehensiveness.

DUE: Friday 1st March