Poe’s Short Stories

by: Edgar Allan Poe

“The Tell-Tale Heart” (1843) Quick Quiz

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The narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” explains that he wanted to kill the old man because the old man ___.

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At the start of the story, the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” insists that he is nervous, but not ___.

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How long does the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” stalk his victim before killing him?

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Where does the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” murder the old man?

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What hour does the clock strike as the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart” finishes hiding his victim’s body?


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