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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: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. In the first paragraph, the narrator says he doesn't want to write aTreatise
2. "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" reads like a(n)Song
3. By choosing a non-human killer, Poe neatly sidesteps the question of _____.Justice
4. The narrator is a stranger in a strange land. What theme is this?Life, Consciousness, and Existence
5. How does the narrator feel about Dupin?Admiration

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