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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum

by Edgar Allan Poe

The Pit and the Pendulum: The Horror! Quiz True or False

1. How is the story told?As a fairy tale
2. When is this happening?During the American Civil War
3. Who saves the narrator and what does it mean?General Lasalle, because the Inquisition is over
4. What crime is the narrator imprisoned for?It’s never specified
5. How many times is the word “horror” used?13

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