Three Stories by Edgar Allan Poe Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Analysis of themes in "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Black Cat" all by Edgar Allan Poe.
# 122838 | 1,250 words | 18 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American)

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This paper discusses and analyzes how symbols in three stories by Edgar Allan Poe support or enhance the themes of the stories. These short stories include"The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Black Cat."

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"The purpose of this research is to examine symbolism in three short stories of Edgar Allan Poe:' The Tell-Tale Heart,' 'The Black Cat' and 'The Masque of the Red Death.' The plan of the research will be to show how the stories develop the common themes of madness, death and man's inhumanity to man and how symbols in the three stories support those themes. The pattern of ideas in 'The Tell-Tale Heart' develops in the consciousness of the guilt-ridden murderous narrator who embodies the madness of cruelty, having..."

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