American Horror: The Tell-Tale Heart Discussion
In this One-Time class, students will discuss the scary story "The Tell-Tale Heart" and what exactly makes it a horrifying tale.
Jared Franklyn Kohn
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Learners will enter the class, having already read the story "The Tell-Tale Heart." As a class, we will discuss what makes the tale genuinely horrifying and why Edgar Allan Poe made choices to make the story more or less scary. We will have a particular focus on the story's use of point of view, descriptions, detail-work, rhythmic language, and how the piece combines all of these to create a specific tone. The teacher will begin a quick assessment of a topic before turning it into a...
Students will learn and understand how different points of view and description choice constructs both the tone and the voice of a piece. They will learn about Edgar Allan Poe's style and his influence on American Horror.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Jared Franklyn KohnWriter And Educator
13 total reviews
36 completed classes
I teach classes on literacy, literature, and creative writing. I love words and language in its many forms and love to share my knowledge and interests in storytelling. I also teach classes on twentieth-century history, particularly intellectual...