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MS. Found in a Bottle

MS. Found in a Bottle


by Edgar Allan Poe

MS. Found in a Bottle: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around MS. Found in a Bottle? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. When the sun rises for the last time, it looks

Q. The south represents

The unknown
The cold
The tropics
Q. The narrator first compares the black galleon to

A black rock
A swift arrow
A demon of the deep
A simoom
Q. At the bottom of the whirlpool lies

Unknown darkness
The Kraken
Passage through the earth
The wreck of the narrator's ship
Q. What word does the narrator write on the sail?