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The Purloined Letter

The Purloined Letter


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Purloined Letter: Why Is Everyone's Name So W----? True or False

1. Who manages to run off with the letter at the end of the story? -> Dupin
2. Why does the narrator seem unimportant? -> He hardly says anything.
3. Who is the minister D— ? -> The official villain of the story
4. How does the royal lady complicate the role of victim? -> She seems to be a victim, but in reality, she is a criminal.