Educator Resources for Edgar Allan Poe

Do you get a thrill from getting the chills? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby shine a light on the dark tales of Edgar Allan Poe. Find out why this American author is known as the master of the macabre. Learn the trademark elements of Gothic horror, and see how Poe used them to explore the depths of human emotion. Analyze two of his most beloved short stories and his most famous poem, and find out just how much his career influenced other writers. It’s no mystery why the name Poe has come to symbolize an entire genre of literature!