1. Read this article and describe three events in Edgar's life that may have influenced him to write creepy but beautiful poems and stories.
3.Watch this video and summarize in 20 words or less what you watched in the video.
4. Take the quiz
Edgar Allan Poe
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As you listen to this reading of The Telltale, Heart, what is the tone of the reader and how does his tone make you feel as you listen?
louder! louder! louder! LOUDER!
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
"'Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door —
Only this, and nothing more."
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