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  • The Gold-Bug
    "The Gold-Bug" by Edgar Allan Poe is a delightful yarn, half adventure and half mystery story, that is not intended as portraying realistic everyday events. In the story, the narrator has...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    When Jupiter reluctantly climbs out on the branch of the tree he finds a skull. It is nailed to the branch in such a way that the face of the skull appears to be looking directly at him. According...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    The story/novella is a kind of detective story, with a doctor as a narrator, and there are lots of dialogue and inductive reasoning, so Poe keeps the figures of speech to a minimum. He uses...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    Edgar Allan Poe is the author of "The Gold Bug".

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  • The Gold-Bug
    This story of Poe's is more of an adventure/mystery tale than a horror tale like many of his other stories. The mood is also just that; the reader feels like there is a good mystery to be solved,...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    This is one of Poe's great mysteries for me because it uses logical deduction to find a treasure. The narrator is recalling a story of his friend Dr. Legrand. They met by accident, but became...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    Legrand lives near Charleston, South Carolina on an island named Sullivan's Island. He lives in a hut and it is a fairly isolated existence. He only has his servant, Jupiter , and his dog for...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    I like to challenge my students with the following:"The Gold Bug" (or whatever story/poem) is a story/poem about ______________ (fill in the blank).There are usually several things you...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    William Legrand: He is a well-educated man but had fallen on hard times and is poor when the story begins. He chooses to live isolated from the world in a small hut he built on Sullivan's Island,...

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  • The Gold-Bug
    "The Gold Bug" is one of Poe's most popular stories. It becomes a story of mystery and a treasure hunt. Briefly, WIlliam Legrand, a sort of a recluse, finds a Gold Beatle next to a shipwreck....

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