Edgar Allen Poe - Life and Works Quiz

Created by hearthimagram on 05/07/2008

Take the Edgar Allen Poe - Life and Works Quiz quiz.

What century did Poe live in?

Where was Poe born?

Poe's parents were long supporters of their son in his literary efforts. True or false?

Who was Poe's foster parent?

In what European country did Poe attend school for a while?

Who did Poe marry?

What genres did Poe make an important contribution to?

Where did Poe get his first exposure as a writer?

In `The Fall of the House of Usher', who is the narrator?

Who is buried alive in `The Fall of the House of Usher'?

Poe led a tumultuous life riddled with bouts of drinking, gambling, fights with his family and friends and other writers. True or false?

In Poe's famous and often quoted narrative poem `The Raven', what is the only word the Raven utters?

Gothic horror explores themes of

In Poe's famous detective story `The Murders in the Rue Morgue' where did the narrator first meet C. Auguste Dupin?

In `The Murders in the Rue Morgue', detective C. Auguste Dupin resorts to which tactics to solve the crime?

Is the narrator of Poe's `The Purloined Letter' the same as in `The Murders in the Rue Morgue'?

Who is the narrator in Poe's macabre `The Tell-Tale Heart'?

Many of Poe's tales introduce alter egos. Who is the alter ego of `William Wilson'?

What are some of the suggested causes of Edgar Allen Poe's death?

Where is Poe buried?

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