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Critical Analysis: "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe

Kandy Crosby-Hastings
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(164)
In this class, students will critically analyze the story "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe, examining the story's setting, characters, and meaning and the author's history of macabre and meaningful writing.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Students will learn to explore, analyze, and value classic literature pieces. They will learn to express their own critiques verbally and creatively. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Informal assessment will be based upon participation in classroom discussion.
Grades Offered
Students will need to read or to listen to an audio recording of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" prior to class. As an optional activity, students can create a work of art or writing expressing their opinion of and feelings about the story. They will be allowed to present their work during our classroom discussion. 
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Edgar Allan Poe is known for his macabre stories. "The Masque of the Red Death" tells the story of a plague of blood and how that plague affects the main character.  It is suitable for students 14 and older. 
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(164)
My name is Kandy Crosby-Hastings. I teach history, classic literature, and writing classes. I am a homeschool parent of two sons, who are now teenagers. We have homeschooled for thirteen years. I also have experience working in the public school... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
55 min

Completed by 13 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 14-18
3-8 learners per class

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