Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!SETTING THE SCENE: Because Poe uses an extensive vocabulary, the first several paragraphs of this story can be difficult to comprehend. ... This celebration can be compared with the carnival season in New Orleans that starts on Twelfth Night (January 6) and is climaxed by Mardi ... Note the contrast to this festive setting as the second portion of the story is set in the damp, dark, and gloomy catacombs.
|Title||:||Classic Middle School Literature|
|Author||:||Nancy Roberts Garrity|
|Publisher||:||Good Year Books - 2000-03-01|