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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum


by Edgar Allan Poe

Challenges & Opportunities

Available to teachers only as part of the The Pit and the Pendulum Teacher Pass

The Pit and the Pendulum Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
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  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Challenges & Opportunities

"The Pit and the Pendulum" is not for the faint of heart.

In fact, it is so graphic and so gross that even your most horror-loving high-schoolers might cringe a little.