The Pit and the Pendulum
by Edgar Allan Poe
Assignments & Activities
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Objective:Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes it's worth even more. As in the work of Harry Clarke, who took some of Poe's work and created crazy cool, crazy scary images for a 1919 illustrated collecti...
Objective: Edgar Allan Poe didn't invent scary stories, but he did take terrifying tales in a new direction and to a whole new level. As the forerunner of Stephen King and R.L. Stine, Poe moved the source of terror from the...