Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the cat that belongs to the narrator Pluto
when a person is mad, crazy, unstable insane
the narrator's childhood friend Rodrick Usher
Rodrick Usher's sister Madeline Usher
the pet of the narrator cat
a story with suspense, violence horror
description of Rodrick Usher's house gloomy
two things Rodrick does to pass time read and paint
mood of ''The Fall of the House of Usher'' depressed
a book that Rodrick and the narrator enjoy reading ''The Haunted House''
what is the narrator in "The Black Cat'' obsessed with alcohol
time of year in ''The Fall of the House of Usher'' autumn
Montresor's enemy Fortunado
name of the wine in ''The Cask of Amontillado'' Amontillado
underground tunnels catacombs
how did the narrator hear about Rodrick letter
the narrator of ''The Black Cat'' and ''The Cask of Amontillado'' is... unreliable
the narrator of "The Fall of the House of Usher'' is... reliable
not being able to control feelings and actions unstable

"The Cask of Amontillado" Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Cask Of Amontillado Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is the name of the rare spanish Montresor lures Fortunado with? Amontillado
What is one of the topics from this story? Revenge
What caused Montresor's anger and need for revenge upon Fortunado Insult
What genre of writing was Edgar Allan Poe famous for? Gothic
After reading the story, the reader may wonder if Montresor feels any_____ for his crime. Remorse
When was this story published 1846
what covers the walls in the cave Bones
Fortunato’s name is ironic because it means______ in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Fortunate
What was Fortunato’s weakness Drinking
What was Fortunado dressed as? Jester
As Montresor builds the layers of stone, how does Fortunato react? Laughs
. What kind of narrator is Montresor ? Unreliable
Who is the author of "Cask of Amontillado" ? Edgar Allan Poe
What event is going on within the setting of story? Carnival
As they characters go deeper into the catacombs Fortunado becomes more Drunk
Montressor continues to keep offering to bring Fortunato back home but he_____. Refuses
at the end of the story Fortunado ______ dies
A type of Irony we see throughout the story is Dramatic Irony

Edgar Allan Poe: Unit Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Cask of Amontillado Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

insult
nitre
Edgar Allen Poe
decieve
carnival
Italy
Montresor
Fortunato
catacombs
crypt
Amontillado
cask

Edgar Allan Poe: Unit 1 Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the first cat's name in the short story "The Black Cat"? Pluto
A wine named after the Montilla region of Spain. Amontillado wine
Roderick's only living relative Madeline Usher
What was Montresor's motive for his crime? Revenge
"In pace requiescat" Rest in peace
How does Montresor lure Fortunato into the catacombs? Reverse psychology
"wild yet homely" paradox
What affects the narrator's behavior towards his wife and pets in the short story "The Black Cat"? Alcohol
“During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year…” Consonance
What is the mood created in the short story "The Fall of the House of Usher"? Depressing
A book Roderick and the narrator read Ververt et Chartreuse
Roderick was bothered by taste, light, sounds, __________ textures
"Upon the vacant eye-like windows" Personification
"Lips somewhat thin and very pallid" vivid imagery
Where was Edgar Allan Poe born? Boston, MA
Who was Poe's wive? Virginia Eliza Clemm
How old was Poe when he died? Forty

American Romanticism- Washington Irving and Edgar Allan Poe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Edgar Allen Poe: Unit Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The person that Montresor wants revenge on Fortunato
The narrator's first cat in "The Black Cat" Pluto
An old friend of the narrator's in "The Fall of The House of Usher" Roderick Usher
Roderick Usher's only living relative Madeline
A major reason why the narrator abuses his pets and wife in "The Black Cat" Alcohol
The word that the Raven constantly repeats Nevermore
The narrator's lost loved one in "The Raven" Lenore
to ask for implore
a gesture of deference, respect obeisance
charming beguiling
expressed in few words; concise; terse succint
having or showing keen discernment, and sound judgment sagacious
lacking in importance or worth; trivial Paltry
something delicate, light, or flimsy gossamer
faithfulness to obligations, duties, or observances fidelity
excessive use of alcoholic beverages intemperance
Edgar Allan Poe's wife Virginia Clemm

Unit: Edgar Allan Poe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Roderick's twin Madeline
What is a story? Lore
What is hatred? Malevolence
What is the theme of The Raven? Lost of a loved one is difficult
What literacy device does this quote relate to,"vacant eye like windows." Personification
How does Roderick get in touch with the narrator in The Fall of The House of Usher letter
What is The Cask Of Amontillado about? Wickedness and Crime
What is The Fall of The House of Usher about? Eerie thoughts and fears
Describe Fortunato Malleable
From what point of view is The Fall of The House of Usher told in? First
Is the narrator reliable in The Black Cat Unreliable
Is the narrator reliable in The Fall of The House of Usher? Reliable
How Does Poe already introduce the idea of alcohol in The Cask Of Amontillado? Title
Is the narrator reliable in The Cask Of Amontillado? Unreliable
What is ironic about Fortunato? His name
Why did Montresor kill Fortunato? Revenge
What does the Raven Signify? Death
What does The House of Usher refer to? House and Family
Who is the author of all these pieces? Edgar Allan Poe
What is Edgar Allan Poe the master at? American Gothic Horror Story
Where does Montresor take Fortunato? Catacombs
In The Black Cat, what does the narrator do that is so sinister? Cuts the cat eye out
What does Fortunato like a lot? Wine
In The Black Cat what causes the narrator to have a change in behavior? Alcohol
What is the shape of the second cats marking? Gallows
How did the narrator in The Black Cat kill the first cat? Noose
How did the narrator in The Black Cat kill the second cat? Axe
In The Fall of The House of Usher, what happens at the end? The house collapses
What does a black cat symbolize back then? Witch
Who is Lenore in The Raven? Dead Wife
A room is? Chamber
What type of rhyme is present in The Raven? Internal and end
Does Montresor get away with his crime? Yes
Does the narrator in The Black Cat get away with his crime? No
Was Poe ever convicted of any crime? No

Unit- Edgar Allan Poe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the first cat Pluto
Who was Montresor insulted by? Fortunato
"Punish with ________" impunity
"Luchesi cannot tell Amantillado from ______" Sherry
A feeling of sadness Melancholy
"bleak walls- upon the vacant _______ windows" Eyelike
What was the name of Roderick Usher's only living relative? Madeline
What type of novel is "House of Usher"? Psychological
Something that is considered harmful, destructive, or evil Pestilence
In "The Raven", who did the narrator love? Lenore
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities Symbolism
What was the word repeated in "The Raven"? Nevermore
What was missing from both cats? eye
What instrument did Roderick Usher play? Guitar
What was the weapon used to kill his wife? axe
The repetition of the same letter or sound Alliteration
Where did Fortunato die? Catacombs
Where did Montresor meet Fortunato? Carnival
How did the first cat die? Hanged
What was found all over the house of Usher? Fungi

Edgar Allan Poe Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of wine desired by Fortunato amontillado
Relationship between Roderick and Madeline in "The Fall of the House of Usher" twins
Name of the first cat in "The Black Cat" Pluto
Edgar Allan Poe said he had a disease. What disease is he referring to? alcoholism
Phrase uttered by the Raven in "The Raven" nevermore
Name of narrator's friend in "The Fall of the House of Usher" Roderick
(adj.) easily managed or handled docile
(n.) something delicate, light, or flimsy Gossamer
(n.) ill will; malice; hatred. malevolence
(v.) to encourage, urge, or drive, or stimulate. goad
(v) to transfer to another's custody or charge; entrust consign
(n.) the quality of being extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal. atrocity
The shape of the second cat's markings in "The Black Cat" gallows
The color of the second cat's markings in "The Black Cat" white
(adj.) lacking in importance or worth; trivial. paltry
(n.) a mental feeling; emotion sentiment
(adj.) charming beguiling
(v.) to ask for implore
(adj.) peaceful placid
(n.) story lore
(adj.) sad, black, and cold bleak
(n.) an illusory likeness of something phantasm
(n.) deep and painful regret for wrongdoing remorse
(n.) faithfulness fidelity
(v.) to get by special effort; obtain or acquire procure
(adj.) complete, highest, or most extreme degree consummate
(v.) to give away to superior force; yield succumb
(n.) a destructive fire, usually an extensive one conflagration
(n.) extremely bad reputation infamy
(n.) the state or quality of being foolish folly
(n.) the state of being happy felicity
(n.) the quality go being stubborn or obstinate pertinacity
Cause of destruction of the house in "The Black Cat" fire
(adj.) hardly scarce
(adj.) well aptly
(n.) sad song dirge
(n.) movement of wings flutter
(n.) knocking rapping
(v.) to transfer to another's custody or charge consign
(adj.) expressed in few words succinct