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Edgar Allen Poe's writing goes far beyond the familiarity of "The Raven" and "The Tell-Tale Heart." An intriguing video lesson explores the work, history, and style of the famous Gothic writer. Animations engage viewers in the video, and then multiple-choice and discussion questions test their understanding.
- Introduce the term unreliable narrator and give examples from Poe's writing
- Use literature circles to have readers explore different stories written by Poe
- Features spooky music and graphics
- Provides resources to help scholars research the author in greater detail
- Gives educators the chance to create an account to customize the lesson
- Multiple-choice questions feel random and too simplistic based on the video