Study Guide

The Black Cat Characters

By Edgar Allan Poe

The Narrator

The narrator has major issues. This unnamed character is an abusive bully and a murderer. He made...

The Narrator's Wife

The brief outline the narrator provides us of his wife suggests that she is kind, giving, loyal,...

Pluto

Pluto is fine specimen of a cat. All black, large, fuzzy, and "and sagacious to an astonishing...

The Second Cat

The second black cat looks almost exactly like Pluto. He's big, black, and missing an eye. The...

The Policemen

Like the policeman in the end of " The Tell-Tale-Heart," these policeman are generic characters,...