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The Pit and The PendulumEdgar Allan Poe Jeopardy The Short Story Poe’s Life The Pit and The Pendulum The Raven Gothic Literature 10 20 30 40 50
This short story writer also is credited with starting science fiction and other genres.Category
Edgar Allan Poe
Short Stories all have certain elements, like plotShort Stories all have certain elements, like plot. Name another characteristic of a short story. Category
Characters Setting Conflict Climax Resolution Category
Which literary movement in America was responsible for the creation of the Short Story?
Name the group of people who opposed “fiction” writing and were more concerned with truth, religion, and work.
Other than Poe, name 2 short story writers given credit for starting the literary form in America.
Nathaniel Hawthorne Washington Irving
What diseased killed Poe’s mother, wife, and brother?
What profession did both Poe’s mother and father share?
Name at least one college/institute Poe attended.
University of VirginiaWest Point
In what city did Edgar Allan Poe die?
Poe is considered father of what genre of fiction?
“The Pit and The Pendulum” is set during which historical event?
The Spanish Inquisition
What term refers to the order in which events are told?
Name the two types of sequencing.
What term means a sense of dread, uncertainty, or fear?
The French Army rescuing the narrator just before he is forced to jump into the pit is an example of what convention of Greek Theater?
Deus ex Machina
Who is the narrator mourning in “The Raven”?
“The Raven” is an example of what type of poem“The Raven” is an example of what type of poem? (one that tells a story)
What literary device is found in the following line: “Back into the chamber turning, all my soul within me burning”
A literary device that serves as “sound effects” in writing is whatA literary device that serves as “sound effects” in writing is what? (repetition of consonant sounds)
What is assonance?
Repetition of vowel sounds
How did Gothic Literature get its name?
From the architecture in which it’s set
Name 2 archetypal characters in Gothic literature.
*Isolated protagonist*Evil villain *wanderer
Name two conventions of Gothic Literature.
Murder, death, suicide, ghosts, spirits, terror, demons, gloomy settings, family secrets, dungeons, torture, vampires, castles, tombs, damsel in distress, curses, priests/monks
A pursued maiden is an example of a Gothic story plot structureA pursued maiden is an example of a Gothic story plot structure. Name another one.
*happens at night or dark enclosed spaces*ascent *descent *physical decay, a Doppleganger, or broken sexual taboos
Using rain to stand for sorrow in a story is an example of what literary device?
The Pit and the Pendulum
Dark Romantic Literature
“The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe Author Notes, Culture/Context and Literary Devices.
“The Pit and the Pendulum”
American Gothic 1.Inability to overcome perversity by rational thought 2.Sucked in by rational ideals in irrational situations 3.Fear the unknown or future.
Agenda 1.Bellringer: SIT IN YOUR GROUPS and Define and write an example for each of the following: alliteration, assonance, internal rhyme, onomatopoeia.
Edgar Allan Poe: Fact or Fiction?. Childhood Parents College Years Career Later Years Death His life or his Stories? you decide…
The Power of Darkness (Gothic View). Imagination is the key to Romanticism (author’s personality) Imagination is the key to Romanticism (author’s personality)
Dark Romanticism Gothic Elements and Edgar Allan Poe.
1.Why did individuals begin to rebel against the age of reason? 2.As America progressed, how did dream suddenly change? 3.Give three characteristics of.
Warm UpWarm Up Please write 5 facts you learned about Poe from this video! XW4tvX3cYwkGsObIxlbBSxIs
January 19, 1809 – October 7, Reasons to study poetry: 1. To learn creativity 2. To make yourself more well-rounded 3. To better understand.
Challenge to the Transcendentalists
2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt Literary Terms American Puritanism.
Gothic Literature Unit Notes.
Poe Test Review.
Literary Terms. Parts of a Short Story Exposition: Presents the characters and the situation Rising Action: Building up the drama with plot parts.
Edgar Allan Poe Author Study American Gothic Gothic Literature The Beginnings… Gothic Literary tradition came to be in part from the Gothic architecture.
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