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Reading vocab: Edgar Allen Poe
Preclude
impunity
immolation
repose
make possible, especially by taking action in advance
freedom from penalty or harm
death or destruction
lie dead or at rest
Preclude
make possible, especially by taking action in advance
impunity
freedom from penalty or harm
EdgarAllen Poe
surcease
entreat
obeisance
craven
relief from; to come to an end
to beg : to ask earnestly
a gesture of respect
coward
surcease
relief from; to come to an end
entreat
to beg : to ask earnestly
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocab
Acute
Conceive
Cunning
Dissumulate
Sharp; clever
to think of
Cleverness; slyness
to conceal or disguise
Acute
Sharp; clever
Conceive
to think of
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Reading - Edgar Allen Poe Test (11/20)
The Black Cat - ... Adjectives for narrator
The Black Cat - ... Adjectives for wife
The Black Cat -... Adjectives for cats
The Black Cat - ... Themes/Symbols
-obsessive... -drunkard... -impatient... -insane
-loving... -caring... -gentle... -protective
1st cat = innocent, harmless... 2nd cat = clingy, annoying, snea…
-black cat (animal)... -eyes (of the cat)... -2 sides of oneself
The Black Cat - ... Adjectives for narrator
-obsessive... -drunkard... -impatient... -insane
The Black Cat - ... Adjectives for wife
-loving... -caring... -gentle... -protective
Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary
quaint
mien
bleak
ember
Interesting or unusual in an amazing way.
A person's manner or mood. ... Sentence Example: When I saw his…
Cold and miserable.
The last glowing coal of a dying fire.
quaint
Interesting or unusual in an amazing way.
mien
A person's manner or mood. ... Sentence Example: When I saw his…
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Edgar Allen Poe 1
tone
mood
onomatopoeia
assonance
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a…
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
The use of a word whose sound imitates or suggest its meaning.
Repetition of similar vowel sounds
tone
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a…
mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
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The Raven - Edgar Allen Poe
Midnight (12:00 am)
Staying up late reading a book
December.
A visitor.
At what time does the action of the poem begin?
What is the narrator doing at the beginning of the poem?
In which month is this poem set?
What does the narrator think the tapping noise is at first?
Midnight (12:00 am)
At what time does the action of the poem begin?
Staying up late reading a book
What is the narrator doing at the beginning of the poem?
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Edgar Allen Poe Unit
to irritate, to annoy, distress
gestures; movements of hands and arms
small cross pieces of woods
violent agitation
vex
gesticulations
scantlings
frenzy
to irritate, to annoy, distress
vex
gestures; movements of hands and arms
gesticulations
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocab
Aversion
Chimera
debauch
docile
NounəˈvərZHən... aversion noun;aversions plural noun... a strong di…
Nounkīˈmirə... chimera noun;chimeras plural noun;chimaera noun;c…
VerbdiˈbôCH... debauch verb;debauches 3rd person present;debauch…
Adjectiveˈdäsəl... docile adjective... ready to accept control or i…
Aversion
NounəˈvərZHən... aversion noun;aversions plural noun... a strong di…
Chimera
Nounkīˈmirə... chimera noun;chimeras plural noun;chimaera noun;c…
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Edgar Allen Poe Kylie
Acute
Audacity
Derision
Gesticulations
Very sharp
Bold courage
Statements or actions that show you have no respect for someo…
Energetic hand or arm movements
Acute
Very sharp
Audacity
Bold courage
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Edgar Allen Poe
vexed
audacity
vehemently
gesticulations
annoyed
boldness
passionately
energetic gestures
vexed
annoyed
audacity
boldness
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary
aversion
chimera
debauch
docile
Noun... Someone or something that arouses strong feelings of dis…
Noun... (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing monster with a lio…
Verb... Destroy or debase the moral purity of; corrupt.
Adjective... Ready to accept control or admission.
aversion
Noun... Someone or something that arouses strong feelings of dis…
chimera
Noun... (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing monster with a lio…
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Edgar Allen Poe
aversion
chimera
debauch
docile
n. a strong dislike or disinclination.
n. a fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat…
v. destroy or debase the moral purity of; corrupt.
adj. ready to accept control or instruction; submissive.
aversion
n. a strong dislike or disinclination.
chimera
n. a fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat…
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocab
aversion
chimera
debauch
docile
n. a strong dislike
n. a mythical fire breathing monster
v. to corrupt by sensuality
adj. tame;controlled and calm
aversion
n. a strong dislike
chimera
n. a mythical fire breathing monster
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocab
abbey
eccentric
contagion
gothic
n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwellin…
Odd
any disease easily transmitted by contact
medieval; mysterious
abbey
n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwellin…
eccentric
Odd
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Edgar Allen Poe Quotes
Beauty
The Heart
Hatred
Insanity
"There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the…
"Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger…
"Years of love have been lost in the hatred of a minute."
"I was never insane except upon occasions when my heart was t…
Beauty
"There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the…
The Heart
"Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger…
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Edgar Allen Poe Voocabulary
sagacious
atrocity
gallows
malevolence
wise, insightful
an act of shocking cruelty
a structure used for hanging criminals
wishing evil to others
sagacious
wise, insightful
atrocity
an act of shocking cruelty
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Edgar Allen Poe
Acute
Vexed
Sagacity
Refrained
Sharp
irritated; annoyed: Disturbed.
Intelligence, and good judgement.
held back; kept from doing
Acute
Sharp
Vexed
irritated; annoyed: Disturbed.
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocab.
Aversion
Chimera
Docile
Felicitous
(noun)... A strong dislike.
(noun)... An illusion.
(adjective)... Easy to teach or manage.
(adjective)... Apt; suitably expressed; well chosen.
Aversion
(noun)... A strong dislike.
Chimera
(noun)... An illusion.
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary
aversion
chimera
debauch
docile
Noun... a strong dislike or disinclination.
Noun... (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing female monster wit…
Noun... a bout of excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures, esp…
Adjective... ready to accept control or instruction; submissive.…
aversion
Noun... a strong dislike or disinclination.
chimera
Noun... (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing female monster wit…
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Edgar Allen Poe
vexed
audacity
vehemently
gestuculations
disturbed; annoyed
boldness
forcefully
energetic gestures
vexed
disturbed; annoyed
audacity
boldness
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vocabulary edgar allen poe
catacombs
cask
insufferable
surmount
An underground cemetery, esp. one consisting of tunnels and r…
a barrel-shaped container, especially one for holding liquids
Impossible to bear; intolerable
to overcome
catacombs
An underground cemetery, esp. one consisting of tunnels and r…
cask
a barrel-shaped container, especially one for holding liquids
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocab
imperceptible
ponders
lucid
tumultuous
not clear or obvious
thinks deeply
not confused
violent; greatly agitated or disturbed
imperceptible
not clear or obvious
ponders
thinks deeply
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary
Short Story
poem
prose
Macabre
A complete story that can be read in one sitting
not prose
written in "regular language"
horrid, ghastly, gruesome, horrifying, having to do with death.
Short Story
A complete story that can be read in one sitting
poem
not prose
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Edgar Allen Poe
Discourse
Alleviation/ Alleviate
Implore
Insufferable
noun; Written or spoken/ speech.
n./v; Reduce or lesson/ relief.
v.; beg someone desperately to do something.
Adj; too extreme to bear/ intolerable.
Discourse
noun; Written or spoken/ speech.
Alleviation/ Alleviate
n./v; Reduce or lesson/ relief.
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edgar allen poe
vexed
audacity
vehemently
gesticulatios
disturbed or annoyed
boldness
forcefully passionately
energetic
vexed
disturbed or annoyed
audacity
boldness
25 terms
Edgar Allen Poe
Physiological writer
Pitt and the pendulum
Death coming
Anxieties
Edgar Allen Poe is the most...
Poes greatest tale of terror
Knives are a symbol of a clock because of
Poe brings out the most______ strories
Physiological writer
Edgar Allen Poe is the most...
Pitt and the pendulum
Poes greatest tale of terror
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Edgar Allen Poe
cunningly
resolved
stealthily
vex
in a way that is skillfully dishonest
decided
in a secret or sly way
annoy or distress
cunningly
in a way that is skillfully dishonest
resolved
decided
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocab.
aversion
chimera
debauch
docile
n. a particular dislike for something
n. an illusion; a foolish fancy
(v.) to corrupt by means of sensual pleasures (An endless amo…
(adj.) easily taught, led, or managed; obedient
aversion
n. a particular dislike for something
chimera
n. an illusion; a foolish fancy
Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary
vexed
hearkening
concealment
over-acute
Annoyed, frustrated, or worried
to listen
A means of hiding, An action intend to keep another from lear…
very aware, keen, sharp
vexed
Annoyed, frustrated, or worried
hearkening
to listen
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Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary
aversion
chimera
debauch
docile
Noun... aversions plural noun... a strong dislike or disinclination.
Noun... (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing female monster wit…
Verb... destroy or debase the moral purity of; corrupt.
Adjective... ready to accept control or instruction; submissive.
aversion
Noun... aversions plural noun... a strong dislike or disinclination.
chimera
Noun... (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing female monster wit…
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Edgar Allen Poe
When was Poe born
What century writer was he
Poe saw Women as?
What was moms job
January 19 1809 in bosyon maryland
19th
Angelic angles
Actor
When was Poe born
January 19 1809 in bosyon maryland
What century writer was he
19th
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Edgar Allen Poe Unit
What was Poe's parents' job?
Was Poe ever adopted by John Allen?
How did Poe tell John Allan that he wa…
Which military academy did Poe get him…
actors
No-just taken in
wrote a letter
West Point
What was Poe's parents' job?
actors
Was Poe ever adopted by John Allen?
No-just taken in
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Edgar Allen Poe
On what dates and year was Poe born? W…
What disease did Poe's mother die form?
What were the names of Poe's two sibli…
How old was Edgar when he became an or…
The date and year Poe was born on January, 19, 1809 on Boston…
The disease that Poe's mother die from was tuberculosis.
The names of Poe's two sibling was Henry and Rosaline.
Edgar was three years old when he became an orphan and was ta…
On what dates and year was Poe born? W…
The date and year Poe was born on January, 19, 1809 on Boston…
What disease did Poe's mother die form?
The disease that Poe's mother die from was tuberculosis.
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Edgar Allen Poe
eher...als
jenseits
berüchtigt
die Begeisterung
sooner...than
on the other side of
notorious
enthusiasim
eher...als
sooner...than
jenseits
on the other side of
24 terms
Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary
prostrate
abhor
abstruse
aperture
1) to place oneself in a prostrate position 2) to throw down…
to regard with loathing; detest
difficult to understand
1) an opening, such as a hole or slit 2) a usually adjustable…
prostrate
1) to place oneself in a prostrate position 2) to throw down…
abhor
to regard with loathing; detest
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Edgar Allen Poe
Who was the biographer that slandered…
Where was Poe born?
What was his parent's professions?
When does Poe's mother die?
Rufus Griswold
Boston
Traveling actors
When Poe was 2
Who was the biographer that slandered…
Rufus Griswold
Where was Poe born?
Boston
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"The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe
Weary
Dreary
Bleak
Vainly
extremely exhausted; as from mental or physical labor
causing sadness or gloom
cold; chilling
without success; ineffective; useless
Weary
extremely exhausted; as from mental or physical labor
Dreary
causing sadness or gloom
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edgar allen poe
what did Poe's birth parents id for a…
what were his birth parents names
number of siblings he had
reason why he lived with the Allen fam…
actors
Eliza and david
2
mother passed away and father had left them
what did Poe's birth parents id for a…
actors
what were his birth parents names
Eliza and david
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Edgar Allen Poe Final Exam
Poe is known as the father of what?
What are the elements of a mystery in…
What are the guidelines Poe establishe…
What are the types of poe stories?
literary criticism, the detective story and the short story.
super sleuth, slightly stupid assistant, completely inneffect…
create a single effect, must be able to read in one sitting,…
gothic, horror and fear, psychotic personality, tales of the…
Poe is known as the father of what?
literary criticism, the detective story and the short story.
What are the elements of a mystery in…
super sleuth, slightly stupid assistant, completely inneffect…
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Edgar Allen Poe
What was his mother's name?
What was his mother's profession?
How many siblings did he have?
How old was his mother when she died?
Eliza
actress
2
24
What was his mother's name?
Eliza
What was his mother's profession?
actress
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Edgar Allen Poe
Who were Edgar Allen Poe's foster pare…
Why did they foster Edgar?
Where did Poe go for his first years o…
Why did Poe leave college?
The Edgar family
Mrs. Allen was very fond of Mrs. Poe and she had no children…
University of Virginia
He was poor and didn't want to go to debtors prison.
Who were Edgar Allen Poe's foster pare…
The Edgar family
Why did they foster Edgar?
Mrs. Allen was very fond of Mrs. Poe and she had no children…
18 terms
Edgar Allen Poe
Summary of Tell Tale Heart
Summary The Raven
Summary of The Black Cat
Summary of A Cask of Amontillado
The narrator kills his roommate because of his eye and then c…
The narrator misses his lover and sees a raven while and is r…
A drunk narrator kills his wife and is obsessed with a black…
The narrator upset by negative comments made by a friend tram…
Summary of Tell Tale Heart
The narrator kills his roommate because of his eye and then c…
Summary The Raven
The narrator misses his lover and sees a raven while and is r…
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Edgar Allen Poe (Shaia)
When and where was Poe born
when and where did Poe die
What were Poe's parents
Where does Poe's greatest fame rest?
1809 Boston
1949 Baltimore
traveling actors
his short stories
When and where was Poe born
1809 Boston
when and where did Poe die
1949 Baltimore
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workshop 6 Edgar Allen Poe
anxiety
despair
peculiar
tremble
a strong feeling of worry
a feeling of being very unhappy and having no hope
strange
to shake
anxiety
a strong feeling of worry
despair
a feeling of being very unhappy and having no hope
101 terms
Edgar Allen Poe Vocab
Utterance
Impunity
Unredressed
Wont
something that is said
freedom from punishment
need correcting
custom, habit
Utterance
something that is said
Impunity
freedom from punishment
41 terms
Edgar Allen Poe - Author
Born
October 7th 1849
Birth Parents
1815
January 19th 1809 Boston Massachusetts
He died at 5:00 AM in Ford ham University`s hospital.
Elizabeth (mom) died of toburkuleoses and david poe (dad) who…
Edgar was 6 when he Moved to England
Born
January 19th 1809 Boston Massachusetts
October 7th 1849
He died at 5:00 AM in Ford ham University`s hospital.
"The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe
beguiling
decorum
dirge
discourse
charming or delighting
proper and dignified behavior
a slow, mournful piece of music, funeral hymn
to speak
beguiling
charming or delighting
decorum
proper and dignified behavior
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