Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this novel. All sentences are from the novel. Figurative language establishes the mood of Gothic Romantic gloom (". . . the opaque puddle of obscurity . . ." "Poverty, treading closely at her heels for a lifetime . . . " ". . . the smile was sunshine under a thundercloud." "The vapor of the broiled fish arose like incense from the shrine of a barbarian." "The shadow creeps and creeps and is always looking over the shoulder of sunshine.").