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The disease that took the life of many of the women Edgar Allan Poe loved and influenced much of his work was ______. consumption
In his work, Edgar Allan Poe uses the color _____ to symbolize death. red
Varying versions of _______ is a major theme in The Tell-Tale Heart, emphasized by the chilling maze of the narrator’s confused mind. reality
A major influence of Edgar Allan Poe was seeing his _______, an actress, perform as Juliet and kill herself only to come back to life mother
A major theme in both The Black Cat and The Tell-Tale Heart is _______. guilt
The story, The Cask of __________, is told from the perspective of a man named Montresor who lures his victim, Fortunato, into the catacombs of his home and buries him alive. Amontillado
The poem ________ Lee was written by Edgar Allan Poe after the death of his beloved wife, Virginia Annabel
Edgar Allan Poe changed to name of his story To Lenore to The _______ after meeting with famous author Charles Dickens. raven
The Raven, written by Edgar Allan Poe, is regarded as the first adult ________. fairytale
In his work, Washington Irving often uses the theme of awkward________ due to the fact that he never married. relationships
Washington Irving's stories depict flawed _________. protagonists
The story The Black _______, written by Edgar Allan Poe describes an unnamed narrator who descends into maddnes and kills his pets and wife Cat
The character Tom ________ from one of Washington Irving's stories ventures out into the woods where he meets the devil Walker
Many of Washington Irving's characters have _______ needs financial
Edgar Alllan Poe uses _______ in his work symbolically. animals
All of Edgar Allan Poe's stories depict a _______ mood. dreary
Washington Irving described New York as __________ based off a town in England that was legendary for the stupidity of its inhabitants Gotham
Washington Irving's story Rip Van Winkle was a rewritten ________ folklore. German
Edgar Allan Poe's characters are often __________. outcasts
In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving invented one of the most memorable characters in American literature, the superstitious schoolteacher _________ Crane. Ichabod
Washington Irving was highly influenced by the culture and writing of ________. Europe
Washington Irving was named after ________ Washington, who he wrote about. George
Washington Irving's moniker Diedrich ____________ is said to be an attempt at some sort of narrative Knickerbocker
Washington Irving's story Rip Van ________ describes a man who wonders into the woods and emerges twenty years later, not knowing that everything has changed Winkle
Washington Irving Influenced Nathaniel ____________, author of The Scarlet Letter. Hawthorne
The story The Tell-Tale _______ by Edgar Allan Poe describes a young man so vexed by an older man's eye that he murders him, only to begin hearing his heartbeat. Heart
Edgar Allan Poe lost his mother at a young age and his adopted father showed apathy towards him, therefore many of his character have _______ problems parental
Many of Washington Irving's stories teach a _______ lesson moral
Washington Irving's stories often depict the protagonist meeting with a ________ being. supernatural
A reoccuring theme in Edgar Allan Poe's work is young, _______ women who refuse to stay dead beautiful

"The Cask of Amontillado" Crossword

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Who is the author of "Cask of Amontillado" ? Edgar Allan Poe
When did Montresor tell his servants he would be back? Morning
How did the victim die ? Trapped
What is the name of the rare Spanish wine Montresor lures Fortunado with? Amontillado
What does "In pace requiescat" mean? Rest in Peace
What is the theme of this story? Revenge
“______ cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry” Luchresi
After reading the story, the reader may wonder if Montresor feels any_____ for his crime. Remorse
What was Fortunato’s weakness? Drinking
Fortunato’s name is ironic because it means______ in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Fortunate
When was this story published? 1846
Upon what did Fortunato pride himself ? Wine Connoisseur
What was Fortunado dressed as? Jester
What line the walls in the crypt? Bones
Montressor continues to keep offering to bring Fortunato back home but he_____. Refuses
As Montresor builds the layers of stone, how does Fortunato react? Laughs
The vibrations of the _____ caused Montressor to cease his labors after the fourth tier. Chains
What kind of narrator is Montresor ? Unreliable
Fortunato says “ The ____ is mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a ____.” Cough
What is Montresor’s greatest talent? Deception
What genre of writing was Edgar Allan Poe famous for ? Mystery
Fortunato exclaims that Montresor is not part of the brotherhood known as the___? Masons
What caused Montresor’s anger and need for revenge upon Fortunato? Insult
What event is going on within the setting of story? Carnival Carnival
What was the relationship between Poe and his wife Virginia premarriage? Cousins Cousins

Literary Terms Crossword

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literary reference to a familiar thing allusion
conflict with another character Charactervscharacter
the turning point in a story (comes after the rising action) climax
comparison of two or more similar objects analogy
author's own account of his/her own life autobiography
story of a person's life written by someone else biography
the problem; something vs. something else conflict
stretching the truth exaggeration
the begining of a story exposition
kind of writing that explains something expository
category or type (of literature) genre
the lesson of a story theme
person telling the story narrator
words or phrases that convey the opposite meaning or expected outcome irony
problem from INSIDE of a person internal conflict
main character of the story protagonist
sequence of events in a story plot
the author's attitude toward the subject of a work tone
group of lines forming a unit in a poem stanza
point of view in which the reader knows all thoughts, feelings, and actions of all the characters omnicient

Poe & Irving Crossword Puzzle

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The surname of Edgar Poe's adoptive parents, John and Francis. Allan
The protagonist of Washington Irving's short story, "The Devil and___" TomWalker
The kind of pet Charles Dickens had. It inspired one of Poe's poems. Raven
The city where Poe died; he fell in a gutter after being drugged and forced to vote. Baltimore
The disease that killed the people Poe cared about most; also called tuberculosis. Consumption
The spirit who put Rip Van Winkle to sleep for 20 years HendrickHudson
In "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Devil and Tom Walker", both protagonists had issues with their ___. Wives
The color Poe typically used to represent death. Red
The owner of the chateau in Poe's "Mask of the Red Death." PrinceProspero
The inspiration of the red death in Poe's "Mask of the Red Death"; also called consumption. Tuberculosis
The play that Poe saw his mother commit suicide in as a boy RomeoandJuliet
In "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Devil and Tom Walker", both protagonists were in the ___ when their conflicts began Forest
The children in Poe's London boarding school had to use ___ in their lessons Graves
Poe never had a true ___; His first left him and his second one kicked him out Father
Poe and Irving were both ___ writers Romantic
The woman mentioned at the beginning of Poe's "The Oval Portrait". Radcliffe
When a person suffers from consumption, they drown in their own___ Blood
The name of Poe's wife; she was significantly younger than him and died of consumption. Virginia
The name of Charles Dickens' inspirational pet. Grippe
The poem Poe wrote in memory of his wife. AnnabelLee
The drink Poe was made to have before he died. Lemonade
The women in Poe's stories were all young and __. Beautiful
The protagonist of Irving's story about a man who slept for 20 years. RipVanWinkle
In Irving's stories, the forest is always home to ____ beings, such as the Devil. Supernatural
The number of dollars Poe made off of his work. Zero
Poe could not afford to buy his wife a blanket while she was dying, so he gave her their __ cat. Cat
Poe met John and Francis in the city of ___? Richmond
Many of Poe's stories had death and ___, inspired by his mother. Resurrection
The amount of women that died in Poe's life. Four
In Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," the sound of the old man's _____ drove the other man to murder. Heart

Edgar Allan Poe Crossword

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What did Poe's mom come to America to be? Actress
What is a Baltimore Lemonade? Alcohol
What did Poes dad die of? Alcoholism
What was the poem that Poe made for his wife that was originally called "To Virginia" Annabell Lee
What couldnt Poe afford for his dying wife Virginia? blanket
When you have consumption was are you drowning in? blood
What did Poe's mom die of? consumption
What was Poe's dads name? DAVID
What was the name of Poe's dad? DAVIDPOE
Who did Poe go to lunch with? Dickins
What does Poe watch his mother do? die
What was Poe's birth name? edgarpoe
What was the name of Poe's Mother? elizabeth
Where did Poe go to school (private school)? england
Who adopted Poe? FRANCISALLAN
What does Poe fall into and goes into a coma? gutter
Poe was the first to write___ stories horror
What did Poes mom play in the play Romeo and Juliet? juliet
Name of Poe's aunt MARIACLEM
Where does Poe want to go to be an editor? newyork
Last name of famous author from the early 1800s poe
What was Dickins pet? raven
Color Poe used to resemble death red
Where does Poe live? richmond
What were red flower was on the handkerchiefs so it would disguise if the women were sick? roses
Most popular poem of Poes theraven
What did Poe use to learn in school? tombstones
What university did Poe attend? virginia
What was the name of his cousin that he fell in love with? virginia
How much money does Poe make on his pieces of writing? zero

Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Crossword

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The way Edgar Allan Poe shows his laughter in poems or stories Haha
To explore or dare to do something, may be dangerous Venture
Short story in which Edgar Allan Poe describes an insane killer TheTellTaleHeart
A bird that is black and means death Raven
Poem created by Edgar Allan Poe that describes his lost love Lenore TheRaven
A figurative language tool in which Edgar Allan Poe used in all of his works Repetition
Terrible or grim Ghastly
Bare or exposed Bleak
A sculpture's head, chest, or shoulders Bust
Another way to say insane or mad Mad
What age did Edgar Allan Poe die Forty

Literary Terms Review Puzzle Crossword

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The sequence of events in a narrative plot
A narrator that uses I, me, or we firstperson
Descriptions that appeal to the five senses Imagery
The time and place of a narrative Setting
The opposite of what is expected to occur irony
The turning point of a narrative Climax
The way an author wants the reader to feel mood
A struggle in a character's mind internalconflict
Narration that has access to all characters' thoughts and actions thirdpersonomniscient
An object, activity, place, or person that stands for something beyond iteslf symbol
Plot stage in which we learn about the characters, setting, and a hint of the conflict Exposition
A message about life or human nature that the author wants you to understand theme
Can influence a theme by how they act or what they learn characters
A narrator that knows the thoughts and feelings of only one character thirdpersonlimited
A point of view that is unbiased; without opinions objective
A story that explains human nature or how things came to be myth
The setting can be the cause of a... conflict
A struggle between a character and an outside force externalconflict
The voice that tells the story narrator
A plot stage in which tension increases Risingaction
Can suggest an important idea or symbol that is central to the theme title
Can have an influence on the character's beliefs, values, and job opportunities setting
Narration that is personal and might be infused with opinion subjective
Themes that appear repeatedly in literature Recurringtheme
Reveals the story's final outcome Resolution

8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

Edgar Allan Poe: Unit Review Crossword

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What was the name of the first cat that the narrator killed in "The Black Cat"? Pluto
What is the phrase that the Raven repeats in response to the narrator in "The Raven"? Nevermore
Where does "Cask of Amontillado" take place? Italy
What is the name of the person that Fortunato insults in "Cask of Amontillado"? Montresor
Who dies and then comes back to life in "The Fall of the House of Usher"? Madeline
The narrator kills his ______ instead when trying to kill his cat. (The Black Cat) wife
Montresor takes Fortunato into his ________ to supposedly show him a cask of amontillado that he attained. (Cask of Amontillado) vaults
How old was Edgar Allan Poe when he died? forty
What did Edgar Allan Poe's mother and wife die of? tuberculosis
What is amontillado? wine
What is a common theme in Poe's writing? death
The narrator describes Usher's _________ as "an intensity of intolerable awe". (The Fall of the House of Usher) painting
"The Haunted Palace" was a ________. (The Fall of the House of Usher) ballad
facial expression (vocab) countenance
bleak and lifeless (vocab) dreary
In "The Fall of the House of Usher", Usher had a _______. mental illness
How many meanings does "House of Usher" have? two
Both of the cats in "The Black Cat" were missing an ______. eye
Madeline and ________ Usher were the last to remaining people in the Usher family. (The Fall of the House of Usher) Roderick

Short Story Terms Crossword

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The person who tells the story Narrator
The relationship of the narrator to the story Point of View
Story is told by a character referred to a "I". Reader see's things through that character's eyes First Person
The narrator is someone outside of the story, and relates the thoughts of only 1 character. "he or she" Third Limited
The narrator see's into the minds of multiple character's Omniscient
The sequence of events in a story Plot
Person, animal, or imaginary creature in a literary work. Character
Grow and change during a story Dynamic
Remains the same throughout the story. Static
Central struggle between opposite forces in the story. Conflict
When a character struggles against an outside force. External Conflict
Struggle within the mind of the character. Internal Conflict
Main Message of a story. Theme
Time and place in which the story takes place. Settting
Beginning of the plot which introduces the characters, setting, and situation Exposition

Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" Vocabulary Crossword

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sharp or severe in effect; intense: acute
to irritate; annoy; provoke: vex
to stop; to suppress, or end by force stifled
to decrease in strength, intensity wane
boldness or daring audacity
unusual or strange; odd; different singulary
strongly emotional; intense or passionate vehemently
of the nature of hypocrisy, or pretense of having virtues, beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually possess: hypocritcal
thoughtful regard for the future foresight
Hidden under a false appearance dissumulation
Having good judgment Sagacity
Giving careful attention Hearkening
A mixed feeling of reverence, fear, and wonder awe
Gracefulness; politeness suavity
Small quantities or amounts Scantlings