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GETTING TO KNOW...

Edgar Allan Poe

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1. Poe was born in USA in the 18th century. At the age of 14, Poe was already writing. 3. He published his first book before joining the army. 4. Al Aaraaf, a novel which didn't get good critics, includes his longest poem. 5. His family, social and addiction problems got him fighting for surviving during his whole life.6. He only worked as an author. 7. Poe is considered the first author of detective novels.

GETTING TO KNOW THE AUTHOR

creepy challenge 1

In pairs, complete the task: are the sentences TRUE or FALSE?

GETTING TO KNOW THE AUTHOR

creepy challenge 1

Watch the video and take notes. Try to remember as much info as possible.

GETTING TO KNOW his works

creepy challenge 2

In Wednesday series, each school dorm participates in the Poe Cup. Each team is dressed up according to one of the author's most important works. Which ones do you recognise?

AUTHOR

gETTING TO KNOW HIS SHORT STORY... THE BLACK CAT