The Man Who Was Poe Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Dupin tell Edmund that Rachett has killed?

2. What is Dupin surprised to learn that Captain Elias told Edmund?

3. As they are saying goodbye, what does Edmund accuse Poe of being afraid of?

4. What kind of book does the person Edmund sees at the cemetery drop?

5. What does Edmund see in the mausoleum?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Dupin/Poe tells Edmund that "lies have their own truth." Do you agree? Do you think this is the case only in fiction, or in real life as well?

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contract Edmund and Dupin/Poe. Use specific examples from the novel relating to their circumstances, life events, and reactions to these circumstances and events.

Essay Topic 3

What do we learn about Poe from the style with which he approaches his courtship of Mrs. Whitman? Does he seem determined? Shy? Indifferent? How do you think this relates to the loss of his first wife?

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