Using the clues found in the story, a conclusion can be reached about this person’s identity...
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 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.
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 his neighbor’s eye is...
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 “Red Death” to communicate the horror and inevitability of death. Through...
As the title says, this essay is a sketchy comparison of the some of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft.
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.
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"
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.