Did you ever wonder how someone could possibly conceive of Death putting on a costume and attending a masquerade ball (“The Masque of the Red Death”), or a person who feels compelled to commit murder simply because...
An interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Shadow. A college student delves into possible meanings behind Edgar Allan Poe's The Shadow.
In The Masque of the Red Death, Poe uses elements of the fantastic such as the story’s ambiguous setting and narrator, the bizarre seven rooms where the masque is held, and the appearance of the spectral figure of the...
A look at various short stories by the Gothic genius himself, Edgar Allan Poe. I examine many stories with the central theme the death of a beautiful woman, one of Poe's favorite topics.
Detailed analysis of the short story The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe.
Edgar Allan Poe, the grandfather of Gothic archetypes, used a personal poetic principal to entice and excite his readers fostered by his own compulsion to be the best.
A look at Poe's idea that the death of a beautiful woman is one of intoxicating values. I take a look at a couple of his poems and compare them to a poem Jo writes for Beth in Little Women.
Edgar Allan Poe, his mysterious death explained.
Poe's works are more than just stories. They are filled with symbolism especially in "The Fall of the House of Usher".
Poe was a master at reaching out to awaken the deepest emotions in others by shedding light on his own sorrows. Poe expressed the deepest love and deeper sorrows that was very much a part of himself.