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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Great Esc-Ape True or False

1. Whom does Dupin believe committed the murders? -> An orangutan
2. Why does the Frenchman make a confession? -> Because he can’t bear to see an innocent man punished for the crime
3. What did the ape use to cut Mademoiselle L’Espanaye’s throat? -> A straight razor
4. Whom does the ape see watching him from the window? -> The sailor
5. What ultimately happens to the ape? -> He is put down