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The Raven Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe You may wish to listen to this poem as read aloud by Christopher Walken. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a...

Texts for Literature and Composition

Texts for Literature and Composition

English II: Literature and Composition What does Literature and Composition cover? Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...

“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe, Read by Christopher Walken

“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe, Read by Christopher Walken

“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe is evocative enough when read aloud, but Christopher Walken’s flawless recitation, accompanied by appropriate sound effects and beautifully engraved illustrations from the art of Paul Gustave Doré, makes it unforgettable....

Introduction to American Romanticism by Ann Woodlief

Introduction to American Romanticism by Ann Woodlief

American Romanticism (or the American Renaissance) An Introduction by Dr. Ann Woodlief For many years, this period and these writers were known as the American Renaissance, a coin termed by F.O. Matthiessen in his...