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 detailed analysis of the short story The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe.
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...
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...
As the title says, this essay is a sketchy comparison of the some of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft.
How you ever been amused by a story? There is a lot of humorous and ironic Edgar Allan Poe short stories, which make them very enjoyable; one of these stories being, "The Cask of Amontillado"
An interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Shadow. A college student delves into possible meanings behind Edgar Allan Poe's The Shadow.
Detailed Analysis of the short story Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe.
Edgar Allan Poe, American master of horror fiction, wrote short fiction and a novel that tried to trick readers into believing they were nonfiction. Some of his six hoaxes were very successful.
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.