How well do you know Edgar Allen Poe?

Do you think you've read all of Edgar Allen Poe's short stories and poems? Are you a Poe master? Not many people do well on this quiz, you have to really be good to do well. Poe is an amazing Gothic Romance poet, and if you haven't read him give it a try.

Do YOU know Poe? Do you know why he murdered the old man with the pale blue eye? Who he longs for who will return to him nevermore? Do you know his stories and poems as well as you may think?

Created by: lenore

  1. In which story does Poe talk about murdering a beloved household pet?
  2. This is an easy one. Who came from the temptress on the Night's plutonian shore?
  3. Which short story is about a dwarf who sets the king and his advisors on fire and hangs them from the chandelier?
  4. In which short story does the narrator have a curious fascination with Mesmerizing?
  5. In which poem does Poe state something like, "and the roses with they're upturned faces died an estatic death...at thee and the poetry of thy prescence"
  6. In which poem is there a secret message if you take the first letter of the first line, the second letter of the second line, etc.?
  7. In which poem or story does Poe as the narrator talk about the horrors of a "pale blue eye"?
  8. What is the name of the first cat in "The Black Cat"?
  9. Who does Poe mourn for in "The Raven"?
  10. In the raven, who is the bust above Poe's door of?
  11. Do you love Edgar Allen Poe?

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