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The Black Cat

The Black Cat

by Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Cat: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. What is the narrator's "immediate purpose"? -> Lay out a series of events
2. The narrator's wife's disposition was -> Similar to his own
3. What did the narrator neglect and ill-use? -> His pets
4. What did the narrator bury in his wife's brain? -> Plate
5. The bed was -> Vast

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