Poe’s Life Poe’s Life Poe’s Literature Parts of Speech Vocabulary 1pt 1 pt 1 pt 1pt 1 pt 2 pt 2 pt 2pt 2pt 2 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 4 pt 4 pt 4pt 4 pt 4pt 5pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt
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.
What poem does Poe write that involves “a love that was more than a love”?
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?
In “The Cask of Amontillado,” What clothing is Fortunato wearing?
In “The Cask of Amontillado,” what color is Montresor wearing?
“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?
What part of speech is “decorum,” as in “There were some people at the wedding who were not behaving with proper decorum.”
What part of speech is “embellish?” as in: “The architects embellished the columns with gold leaf.”
What part of speech is “disconcerting,” as in “The carriage gave a disconcerting lunge and rolled over.”