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by Edgar Allan Poe

1845

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Man of the Crowd" by Edgar Allan Poe.

Unlike Edgar Allan Poe’s well-known suspenseful works, “The Man of the Crowd” is a mysterious and philosophical short story that explores unanswered questions as the narrator follows a man around the streets of London.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Loneliness & Isolation as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What does it mean to feel alone?"

Ways to support your child: