Edgar Allan Poe's Ligeia: Summary & Analysis


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In 'Ligeia,' the narrator cannot remember _____.

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1. In 'Ligeia,' why do we have reason to doubt that everything the narrator describes really happens?

2. In 'Ligeia,' the lines that Ligeia quotes on her deathbed suggest the following interpretation of the story:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To perform well on these assessments, you have to be familiar with the plot details of Poe's Ligeia. You must also know terminology related to the text.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • Ligeia's deathbed quotes
  • Rowena's death
  • What the narrator cannot remember

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the uncertainty about supernatural events is called
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify why the narrator is not trustworthy
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Ligeia

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of this well-known short story by completing the lesson titled Edgar Allen Poe's Ligeia: Summary & Analysis. The following will be discussed in the lesson:

  • Marriages of the narrator
  • The narrator's obsession
  • Ambiguity in the text