Study Guide to the Major Works by Edgar Allan Poe

Study Guide to the Major Works by Edgar Allan Poe

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Edgar Allen Poe, a key figure in Romanticism. Titles in this study guide include The Raven, The Fall of the House of Usher, and The Cask of Amontillado.

As an author of the nineteenth-century, he is credited with creating detective fiction. Moreover, he was well known for his dark and haunting imagery throughout his works. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Edgar Allen Poe's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645424147
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 154
Sales rank: 945,771
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

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Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to Edgar Allen Poe 1 2) Textual Analysis 11 The Poems: Introduction 11 Fairy-Land 16 Romance 18 The City in The Sea 20 Israfel 22 A Paean 24 To Helen 26 Ms. Found in A Bottle 28 To One in Paradise 35 The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym 38 Ligeia 46 The Haunted Palace 52 William Wilson 54 The Fall of The House of Usher 60 The Conqueror Worm 68 The Murders in The Rue Morgue 70 Dream-Land 77 The Masque of The Red Death 79 The Raven 85 The Pit and The Pendulum 88 The Mystery of Marie Roget 94 The Black Cat 101 The Premature Burial 107 The Purloined Letter 113 The Facts in The Case of M. Valdemar 120 The Cask of Amontillado 124 Ulalume 130 Eldorado 133 The Bells 135 Annabel Lee 138 3) Conclusion 141 4) Bibliography 144

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