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The House of Dies Drear

The House of Dies Drear

  

by Virginia Hamilton

The House of Dies Drear: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The House of Dies Drear? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The House looks at what life would have been like for people running from


Indentured servitude
Slavery
Forced marriage
Crime
Bad schools
Q. Behind the walls and under the floors there are secret


Notes
Treasures
Passages
Bones
Wine cellars
Q. The House may or may not be


Pretty
Well-constructed
Expensive
Haunted
Cheap
Q. The characters connect to each other through


Sports
Religion
Book clubs
Tea parties
Social networks
Q. This book has action, mystery, disguises, and moving walls. Which theme is this?


Religion
Exploration
The Supernatural
Man and the Natural World
Manipulation
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