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If Edgar Allan Poe Were A Teacher

It's National Poetry Month, which has us thinking about all things poetry. And naturally, when you start thinking about poetry, you start thinking about Edgar Allan Poe. And when you start thinking about Poe, you can't help but wonder what happened when Poe used his poetic talents in the classroom. By Nicole Leigh Shaw and Erin MacPherson.

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On the teacher appreciation pot luck:

“There was much of the beautiful, much of the wanton, much of the bizarre, something of the terrible, and not a little of that which might have excited disgust.”

On the recently deceased class pet:

“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends and where the other begins?”

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