"The Premature Burial" by Edgar Allan Poe - Quiz & Key

"The Premature Burial" by Edgar Allan Poe - Quiz & Key
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This 11-question multiple choice quiz measures reading comprehension and holds students accountable for the assigned reading of "The Premature Burial" by Edgar Allan Poe. An answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following key details:

♦ The protagonist's medical condition
♦ The narrator's assessment of what it would be like to be buried alive
♦ Why the narrator lists several cases of premature burial
♦ The incident involving Mademoiselle Victorine Lafourcade
♦ The prevalence of body-snatching in 1830s London
♦ The incident involving Mr. Stapleton
♦ The lengths the narrator goes to in order to ensure he is never buried early
♦ The narrator's obsession with death
♦ The setting of the narrator's frightening "burial" incident
♦ The narrator's conclusion regarding what people must do with their fears

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