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Poe’s Life
Poe’s Life
Poe’s
Literature
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Vocabulary
In what city did
Edgar Allan Poe
die?
Baltimore.
In what city was
Edgar Allan Poe
born?
Boston
How old was
Edgar Poe when
his mother died?
Three years
old.
What disease
did his mother
die of?
Tuberculosis
(TB)
What was his
foster mother’s
and foster
father’s last
name.
Allan.
In what
country did
Poe go to
boarding
school?
England
For how many
years did Poe live
in Philadelphia?
Six years.
Mr. Allan agreed to send Poe
to another school after his
wife died. What school did
Edgar attend after the Univ.
of VA?
The United
States Military
Academy at
West Point.
Who is
Maria
Clemm?
Edgar’s
father’s sister
(Poe’s aunt).
How old was
Virginia Clemm
when she
married Edgar
Poe?
13
What poem does
Poe write that
involves “a love
that was more than
a love”?
Annabel Lee
What one
word does the
Raven say?
“Nevermore.”
Where is the
Raven now
(according to
the poem)?
On the pallid
bust of Pallas
just above his
chamber
door.
After committing
“the perfect
crime,” why does
the Caretaker
confess he did it to
the police?
He had a guilty
conscience and/or
he wanted the
beating of the
heart (that he
heard in his head)
to stop.
How many rooms
are there in Prince
Prospero’s
castellated abbey?
Seven.
In “The Cask of
Amontillado,”
What clothing is
Fortunato
wearing?
Motley.
In “The Cask of
Amontillado,”
what color is
Montresor
wearing?
Black.
What two
images does
Montresor’s
coat of arms
have on it?
A foot
crushing a
snake that
is biting
the foot.
“The Masque of
the Red Death”
is an allegory.
What is its
allegorical or
symbolic
meaning?
No one can escape death,
or it is impossible to avoid
disease by hiding from it,
or upper classes can not avoid
the problems of the larger society
by isolating themselves.
How long after
Fortunato’s death
does Montresor tell
someone that he
killed him?
Fifty years.
What part of speech
is “decorum,” as in
“There were some
people at the
wedding who were
not behaving with
proper decorum.”
Noun.
What part of speech is
“embellish?” as in:
“The architects
embellished the
columns with gold
leaf.”
Verb.
What part of speech
is “disconcerting,” as
in “The carriage
gave a disconcerting
lunge and rolled
over.”
Adjective.
What is the
definition of
“sagacious?”
Wise, shrewd,
very discerning.
What is the
definition of
“impetuous?”
Hasty, rash,
impulsive
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