Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Erik is dead.. Three weeks after he visited the Daroga, that ad was placed.
Crystal. He also calls her throat golden.
Debienne and Poligny. The first chapter takes place ont he night of their last gala.
Apollo's Lyre. There's a whole chapter entitled 'Apollo's Lyre.'
Paris. Its action focuses around the Paris Opera House.
Torture Chamber. They landed in the torture chamber which was next to Christine's bedroom.
Sorelli. Sorelli is one of the first characters we meet in the novel.
Philippe. He was 'close' to the prima ballerina.
Christine Daae. Christine was from Sweden.
French. Gaston Leroux was French.
An accident. This is what Erik said when he was talking to the Persian at the end of the story.
20. 'I compose sometimes. I started that about twenty years ago.'
Erik is dead.. "The cab drove off in the night. The Persian had seen poor, unhappy Erik for the last time.
Three weeks later, L'Epoque published this obituary notice:
'Erik is dead.' "
|What is the name of the piece that Erik, as "the Angel of Music", played for Christine on the violin in the graveyard?||Gaston Leroux's Phantom
The Resurrection of Lazarus. This made Christine even more convinced that he was an Angel, as she remembers wistfully that her father used to play "The Resurrection of Lazarus" on the fiddle for her.
Tokay. Christine mentioned to Raoul that she drank "half a glass of Tokay."
Philippe. Raoul's brother, naturally, goes underground searching for Raoul, and unfortunately drowns when he arrives at Erik's flooding house.
|Who says this line? "Ladies and gentlemen, an unprecedented event has taken place and thrown us into a state of the greatest alarm. Our sister-artist, Christine Daae, has disappeared before our eyes and nobody can tell us how!"||Gaston Leroux's Phantom
Carolus Fonta. This is right after Christine Daee miraculously vanishes into thin air during the aria where she's succumbing to the angels.
"I feel without alarm with its melody enwind me and all my heart subdue". Erik wants Christine to sing the lead role in "Faust." When he discovers that his attempts to terrorize the Opera are not taken seriously, he sabotages Carlotta, Christine's decidedly inferior substitute. He then proceeds to drop the chandelier on the audience.
Rouen. According to the epilogue, "Erik's face was a subject of horror in his home." He ran away when he was very young.
|Joseph Buquet was hanged in the third cellar under the stage, between the farmhouse and a set from which opera?||Gaston Leroux's Phantom
Roi de Lahore. The inspectors eventually concluded that it was a "natural suicide," but we all know what really happened.
bronze. "He said, 'I give you 5 minutes to spare your blushes! Here is the little key that opens the two ebony caskets on the mantelpiece in the Louis-Philippe room...in one of those caskets, you will find a scorpion, in the other, a grasshopper, both very cleverly imitated in Japanese bronze: they will say yes or no for you. If you turn the scorpion round, that will mean to me that you have said yes. The grasshopper means no.' And he laughed like a drunken demon," Christine tells Raoul and the Persian through the wall.
That the Opera Ghost really existed. "The Opera Ghost really existed. He was not, as long believed, a creature of the imagination of the artists, the superstition of the managers, or a product of the absurd and impressionable brains of the young ladies of the ballet, their mothers, the box-keepers, the cloak-room attendants or the concierge. Yes, he existed in flesh and blood, although he assumed the complete appearance of a real phantom; that is to say, of a spectral shade."
Le Fantome de L'Opera. That is the French and original title.
At The Masked Ball. This is also when he first sees Erik.
furniture. "You are looking at my furniture?... It is all that I have left of my poor, unhappy mother."
the siren. "He was dead... by the time... I left my house... he was dead... when... the siren sang..."