The Darkness Within: Imagining Edgar Allen Poe Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

The Darkness Within: Imagining Edgar Allen Poe
A review of the theme of darkness in the novels "The Fall of the House of Usher", and "The Pit and the Pendulum" and the poem "For Annie" by Edgar Allen Poe.
# 40036 | 2,400 words | 13 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 04, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)


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This paper explores two stories by Edgar Allen Poe, "The Fall of the House of Usher", and "The Pit and the Pendulum". These stories are considered in relation to a poem Poe wrote called, "For Annie", a verse written for a friend of his, Annie Richmond. The theme of this paper is about "darkness," where darkness is a metaphor that imbues Poe's horror stories with themes of consciousness and experiences with terror. Because Poe was especially interested in the susceptibility of the imagination, this paper attempts to "imagine" Edgar Allen Poe in relation to varying metaphors of darkness that characterize the author's life and literature.

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