“William Wilson” is a frightening tale of a school boy slowly and steadily falling into insanity while being haunted by his doppelgänger. Yet, this is just one small view of a much larger picture that Edgar Allan Poe is trying to reveal to the reader. You will be writing a short one-page essay on the following prompt:
What statement is Poe making in “William Wilson” about human nature and society in general? Explain how events in the story prove and support your opinion.
Your essay needs to be one page typed.
Please format your assignment in the following manner. Assignments not labeled correctly will not receive credit.
In the top left-hand side of the page please include:
the lesson title, portfolio number, and lesson number
the assignment name
In the top right-hand side of the page please include: