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The Haunted Palace

The Haunted Palace


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Haunted Palace: Poe's Poetic Pearls (a.k.a. Tricky Vocab) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Haunted Palace? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What's a seraph?

A kind of paintbrush
A powerful angel
A dangerous snake
A colorful bird
Q. What does the word "luminous" mean?

Extremely heavy
Incredibly boring
Smells like eggs
Full of light
Q. What does the word "Porphyrogene" refer to?

Royal birth
Terrible breath
Great strength
Beautiful music
Q. What's a lute?

A pork sausage
A biting insect
A musical instrument
An energy drink
Q. What does the word "discordant" mean?

Out of tune