“The Cask of Amontillado” Themes: Quotes from the Cask of Amontillado

Before you read my clever introduction, here’s a Cask of Amontillado quotations writing assignment:¬†Quotations Writing Assignment for Cask of Amontillado THE thousand lesson plans of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon teaching “The Cask of Amontillado” themes without quotes from “The Cask of Amontillado,” I vowed revenge. At […]

Quotes from Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” for Teaching Literary Criticism

Teaching literary criticism requires finding evidence in the story you’re critiquing. It makes sense, therefore, that writing a “Tell-Tale Heart” literary criticism requires important quotes from “The Tell-Tale Heart.” You can also use these quotes for this literary quotes assignment. And since a lot of these quotations deal with Poe’s fascination with death and the […]

Use Edgar Allan Poe Quotes to Help Teach Poe’s Short Stories

It’s October, which means tons of high school and middle school students will read stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Of course, you can teach these stories any time of year. I always reserved February for Poe, with a little “Anabel Lee” around Valentine’s Day. So in honor of the month of Halloween, I present Edgar […]