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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