Grade 11

Group of Teenagers
The Individual and Society

The examination of one can give insight into all.

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Edgar Allan Poe – Mini Biography

Source: Biography

Edgar Allan Poe’s legacy continues to pervade American culture to this day. His work and ideas not only helped to create an entire genre of literature but also changed the way many Americans thought and spoke about the human psyche. Watch this short biography of one of America’s most influential Dark Romantics.

Walden Pond

Black Walden

Source: Humanities

In Walden, Henry Thoreau mentions that the woods he lived in were also home to people who had escaped from slavery. Read this article to learn more about the lives of African Americans living around Walden Pond.

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