The Tell-Tale Heart
The Tell-Tale Heart
by Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell-Tale Heart: Quotes (What was Said) Quiz

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Q. Who said, "It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night."?


Narrator
Old Man
First Policeman
Second Policeman
Third Policeman
Q. What perplexed the narrator?


Evil eye
Round toe
Upside down head
Brown nose
Fat stomach
Q. Who are being described? "They heard! – they suspected! – they knew! – they were making a mockery of my horror!"


Firemen
Ambulance drivers
Coroners
Neighbors
Policemen
Q. What "had convinced them"?


Style
Clothing
Manner
Speech patterns
Personality
Q. What "had been heard by the neighbor"?


Snore
Chirp
Shriek
Fart
Clap

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