English: Searching for Frisson – The Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe

(http://knowingpoe.thinkport.org, Jeopardy)
In this unit teacher Mark Adams and his class explore the life of Edgar Allan Poe and some of his most notable works including The Raven, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Fall of the House of Usher.  But first, students identify the idea of frisson and research Poe’s life and death on an interactive web site that informs both the mystery and the single effect that Poe endeavored to maintain. The full lesson is here.

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