Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this novel. All sentences are from the novel. Figurative language features outstanding examples of personification ("his eyes playing hide and seek with mine," "had me by the throat," "sleep at length stole from me the consciousness of sorrow"). Onomatopoeia includes "tee-hee" and "ahem." Allusions focus on history, folklore and religion (Rob Roy, Charlemagne, Charles the Second, Protestant, Solomon, Catholics, warlock, witches, fairies).