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...
An interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Shadow. A college student delves into possible meanings behind Edgar Allan Poe's The Shadow.
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.
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...
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.
Edgar Allan Poe, his mysterious death explained.
Edgar Allen Poe is a poet as mysterious as he is famous. Read below for a history of Poe's life, an Edgar Allen Poe timeline, and analysis of three of Poe's best poems.
Poe was labeled "The Jingle Man" because of the profusion of riming words employed in his poems. Likely, it was Ralph Waldo Emerson, who first assigned that appellation to Poe.
A detailed analysis of the short story The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe.
As the title says, this essay is a sketchy comparison of the some of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft.