EDGAR ALLEN POE E.B AND T.C
Questions • What education did he receive? • What type of writing did he write about? • What things in his life happened that might make him like certain movies? • When was he born and when did he die? • What movies would Poe like?
when was he born and when did he die? • Born January 19, 1809 • Boston Massachusetts • October 7, 1849
What type of writings did he write about • He wrote short stories like: • The Raven • The Fall of the House of Usher • The Tall-tale heart • The Cask of Amontillado. • The Purloined Letter • The Murders in the Rue Morgue • His poems had struggles between Imagination and reason • Master of gothic In USA • Male charters were insane • Female charters were beautiful dead or dying • Plots involved extreme situations because Poe believed that in an extreme situation a person's true nature is revealed
What happened in his life that might effect the type of movies he likes? • When he was three his mom died of tuberculosis • His only memories of her are his mother vomiting blood and being carried away from him forever • He felt inferior to other kids • He felt closer to his foster mother • Had a affection for women • The arrangement broke off because Edgar had begun to accumulate betting debts • His step mother Frances died in 1829 • He skipped classes • Disobeyed orders until he was finally court marshaled in 1831
What type of Education he received? • He began schools in England and Scotland • University of Virginia
what movie would he like? • Monster house • It is kind of like his short story "The Fall of The House of Usher" • Nightmare on elm street • It is about revenge of the death of family and he does his dirty work by invading peoples dreams • Shocker • They try and kill someone with the electric chair and he comes back as electricity and he goes after his adoptive son and the cop the caught him for revenge • See no evil • We pick this because it is has conflict between what is real and what is not
Work cited • Notes from January 26, 2007 • Notes came from Mrs.. Ventresco • Encyclopedias • http://education.yahoo.com/reference/encyclopedia/entry/Poe-Edga • Web search • http://www.answers.com/topic/edgar-allan-poe • http://www.users.muohio.edu/shermalw/honors_2001_fall/honors_papers_2000/ligas.html • http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images/view?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fei%3DUTF-8%26fr%3Dsfp%26p%3Dedgar%2Ballan%2Bpoe%26vm%3Dr&w=404&h=580&imgurl=www.americaslibrary.gov%2Fassets%2Fjb%2Fnation%2Fjb_nation_poe_1_e.jpg&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.americaslibrary.gov%2Fjb%2Fnation%2Fjb_nation_poe_1_e.html&size=26.6kB&name=jb_nation_poe_1_e.jpg&p=edgar+allan+poe&type=jpeg&no=2&tt=21,425&oid=455b49c6fd3a1c2c&ei=UTF-8&vm=r • http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0860440.html • http://www.fearfulfilms.com/famous_film_makers/craven.html