por Neil Gaiman
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The RavenEdgar Allan Poe
In "The Raven," the speaker bemoans the loss of his lover and, tortured by love, steadily slips into madness.Pair “The Raven” with “Click-Clack the Rattlebag” and ask students to compare how both author’s build suspense throughout the text. What literary techniques do both authors use to build suspense? How does the development of suspense in Poe’s poem differ from the development of suspense in Gaiman’s short story?
The Monkey's PawW.W. Jacobs
In "The Monkey's Paw," a man ignores the warnings of an old friend and makes a wish that brings misery upon his family.Pair “The Monkey’s Paw” with “Click-Clack the Rattlebag” and ask students to compare how both author’s build suspense throughout the text. How do both authors use unseen forces to help build suspense? How are the endings to both stories different but yet similar? How do the endings help cement the suspense in the stories? In your opinion, which author builds suspense more effectively?
Why is it fun to be frightened?Margee Kerr
In the informational text "Why is it fun to be frightened?" Margee Kerr discusses why people enjoy being scared and what she learned from studying a group of people who went through a haunted house.Pair “Why is it fun to be frightened” with “Click-Clack the Rattlebag” and ask students to explore why we read scary stories. How do the findings in Kerr’s article explain why people might enjoy the feeling of being frightened? Is “Click-Clack the Rattlebag” a frightening story? How does it make you build, in Kerr’s words “greater self-knowledge and resilience”?