In the story "The Black Cat" what is the male narrator's name?

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dneshan | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

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As is the case with Edgar Allan poe stories, "The Black Cat" is narrated in first person point of view, and his name is never revealed.  The reader does know that he is a man and that he is scheduled to be executed. 

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lacibabyy00 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 2) Honors

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in the story it was never said.but in a lot of mr edgar allen poe's poems/storys the names are never revealed.

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lazy-boy | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

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they never even mention his name...

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