What do you know about Edgar Allan Poe?
The prisoner strapped under a descending pendulum blade. A raven who refuses to leave the narrator’s chamber. A beating heart buried under the floorboards. Poe’s macabre and innovative stories of gothic horror have left a timeless mark on literature. But just what is it that makes Edgar Allan Poe one of the greatest American authors?
Relax and watch this TEDEd lesson. Don't stress if you can't catch every word, just try to get the gist (general idea).
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