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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) True or False

1. What's a seraph? -> A powerful angel
2. What does the word "luminous" mean? -> Full of light
3. What does the word "Porphyrogene" refer to? -> Beautiful music
4. What's a lute? -> A pork sausage
5. What does the word "discordant" mean? -> Pointy