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William Wilson

William Wilson

by Edgar Allan Poe

William Wilson: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around William Wilson? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is a ghostly double?


Duplicate
Drudgehammer
Doppelganger
Developer
Devoid
Q. Lies, imagination, subconscious-driven fantasy, and wishful thinking show which theme?


Identity
Versions of Reality
Primitivity
Love
Hate
Q. What is there little of in this story?


Objective reality
Lies
Questions of identity
Doubleness
Confinement
Q. What is distinct and separate from identity?


Love
Conscience
Family
Lies
Power
Q. The narrator is trapped by


Imagination
Family
Education
Lack of education
Poverty
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