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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

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