How Well Do You Know The Works Of Edgar Allan Poe?

Everyone knows "The Raven" but how familiar are you with the collected works of this influential author?

Tibby Zupan
Created By Tibby Zupan
On Jan 12, 2017
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"TRUE! -- nervous -- very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am..." - is the opening to which of these stories?

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In "The Cask of Amantillado", what family's catacombs did the men descend into?

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In "The Pit and the Pendulum", a man is trapped in a single room. What shape was the room?

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"The Raven" opens with: "Once upon a midnight ____, while I pondered..."

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In "The Spectacles", Poe writes that "... it was the fashion to ridicule the idea of _________..."

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In what year was "The Raven" first published?

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Poe released his first book, a collection of poetry, while enlisted in the army. It's author was listed as "A Bostonian," and it was titled:

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Which of his poems ends with "They weep: -- from off their delicate stems; Perennial tears descend in gems"?

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Gendarmes are mentioned several times in "The Murders in the Rue Morgue". What is a gendarme?

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Which of these Poe stories is about the black plague?

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In "The Fall of the House of Usher", Poe talks of "... inverted images of the gray sedge, and the ghastly stem trees..." What is a sedge?

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In the poem "Eldorado", a shade tells a knight that he must "Ride, _____, ride..." should he seek Eldorado.

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"O God! can I not grasp --- Them with a tighter clasp?" is from which of these poems?

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Which one of these tales is NOT a "love story"?

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Which of his poems is said to be "an introspective about Poe's youth"?

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