Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Edgar Allan Poe, Father of Detective Fiction, Was Born

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) was an American writer. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre.

- Wikipedia

Lesson Plan Information
Title: Edgar Allan Poe - the Father of Detective Fiction
Objectives: Compare and understand the stories: "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe with "The Second Bullet" by Anna Katharine Green.
Grade Level: High school
Subject: Literature
Materials: Two short passages
Time Needed: 1 Hour
Provided by: Local School Directory
Link: http://www.localschooldirectory.com/lesson-plans/id/60

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