The House of Dies Drear
The House of Dies Drear
by Virginia Hamilton

The House of Dies Drear Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Mask
Doors
The Treasure of Dies Drear
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Trivia
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Characters
Thomas Small
Thomas Small Timeline
Mr. Small
Mrs. Small
Billy and Buster Small
Mr. Pluto / Mr. Skinner
Mayhew Skinner
Pesty
McDonald M.C. "Mac" Darrow
The Darrows
Mr. Carr
Dies Drear
Great-grandmother Jeffers
Reverend Breckenridge
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
The Home
The Home Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Slavery
Slavery Quotes
Exploration
Exploration Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
The Supernatural
The Supernatural Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Great Negative Marketing
Great Negative Marketing Flashcards
Great Negative Marketing True or False
Many Go In, but None Come Out. Except Chuck Norris.
Many Go In, but None Come Out. Except Chuck Norris. Flashcards
Many Go In, but None Come Out. Except Chuck Norris. True or False
Study Questions
Essay