Gothic, Poe

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Gothic, Poe

  1. 1. Background- Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic- 15-20 -Provide background information regarding Edgar Allan Poe. Introduce students to theGothic genre and ‘single effect.’ Notes required. “The Fall of the House of Usher”- 40
  2. 2. The Gothic Style & Poe
  3. 3. The Gothic Style• Story set in bleak or remote places• Plot involves macabre (ghostly) or violent incidents• Characters are in psychological and/or physical torment• Often present: Supernatural/otherworldly element

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