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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

  

by Edgar Allan Poe

The Murders in the Rue Morgue: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Murders in the Rue Morgue? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. In the first paragraph, the narrator says he doesn't want to write a


Treatise
Novel
Documentary
Sonnet
Poem
Q. "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" reads like a(n)


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Song
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Poem
Essay
Q. By choosing a non-human killer, Poe neatly sidesteps the question of _____.


Freedom
Morality
Justice
Ethics
Fear
Q. The narrator is a stranger in a strange land. What theme is this?


Justice
Foreignness and the Other
Freedom
Dissipation
Life, Consciousness, and Existence
Q. How does the narrator feel about Dupin?


Fear
Anger
Jealousy
Admiration
Confusion
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