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"The Pit.. Pendelum"

began where? Italy
what was the most common form of execution? burning at the stake
what point of view was this told? 1st person limited
where is the setting Toledo, Spain
why is he sentenced to death? speaking out in the church
what condition is he in? scared and exhausted
why does the narrator not open his eyes? he is scared of what he will see
what is he most afraid of? being buried alive
what does the pit symbolize? going into hell
what does he see when he opens his eyes? total darkness
the tiger symbolizes what? approaching death
after he gets up what happens? the pendulum stops.. showing that someone was watching
who saved him? French army
who does the general symbolize? God
Created by: fosterwiygul