We read “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat” and “The Pit and the Pendulum” in class. Students collected 5 split-quotes per story in the form of in-class quizzes (worth 50 points each).

Here are a few adaptations of the Edgar Allen Poe stories we have read.

The Tell Tale Heart animation. (1953)

The Black Cat stop-motion animation. (2009)

The Pit and the Pendulum stop motion animation. (2006)

We will be seminar-ing over these stories for 3 days in class (25 points per day). Students who contribute three quality comments to discussion will earn full credit.  Students  who take notes can earn partial credit (C).  Students who submit a combination of spoken & written commentary may also earn full credit (depending on the length and quality of comments / notes).