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Poe's The Imp of the Perverse: Summary & Analysis

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In The Imp of the Perverse, how does The Narrator kill his victim?

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1. In The Imp of the Perverse, who is telling the story?

2. What does the term exposition mean in relation to literature and the story The Imp of the Perverse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study assessments will gauge your understanding of Edgar Allan Poe's The Imp of the Perverse. You'll be answering questions on topics like the murder that occurs and the person who tells the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Discover how much you know about:

  • The significance of exposition in the story
  • The way themes are used in literature
  • A major theme in Poe's story

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Poe's The Imp of the Perverse
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the use of themes in literary works to identify a major theme in Poe's story
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the murder is carried out

Additional Learning

For more on the story, review the accompanying lesson named Poe's The Imp of the Perverse: Summary & Analysis. Specifically, these areas of study will be addressed:

  • Summary of the story
  • Analysis of the way the story is told
  • Things that happen after the murder
  • Explanation of the story's literary importance
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