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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum

  

by Edgar Allan Poe

Discussion & Essay Questions

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  1. Poe never says their name and never has them talk. The judges in "The Pit and the Pendulum" aren't just shrouded in black. They are also shrouded in mystery. Why does Poe describe the judges but never really explain them?