Lenore by Edgar Allan Poe: Summary & Meaning


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American writer Edgar Allan Poe wrote one novel, and many poems and _____.

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1. The literary period in which Poe wrote was called the _____ Period.

2. The poem 'Lenore' is about the _____ of a beautiful young woman.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will assess how much you know about Edgar Allan Poe's Lenore. For the quiz you'll be required to answer questions on topics like the types of literary works he wrote and the period during which he wrote.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Get an idea of what you know about the following:

  • The main subject of this poem
  • Narration from a fictional character
  • Meaning of the word Peccavimus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Edgar Allan Poe's Lenore
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term Peccavimus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of things Poe wrote and the literary period that was happening when he was alive

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Lenore by Edgar Allan Poe: Summary & Meaning will teach you more about the following topics:

  • Overview of Poe's life and work
  • Some of his more famous stories
  • Structure of Lenore and when it was published
  • Sounds associated with the poem