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

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 2

Why do you think Edmund initially chooses to trust a stranger rather than going to the authorities? What is it about Dupin that makes him believe he is helpful? What would you do in Edmund's in place?

Essay Topic 3

What is the significance of the story Poe is writing throughout the course of the novel? How does it change, and how do these changes reflect the changes in Poe's character and in his relationship with Edmund?

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