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A Comparison of "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Seven Ages of Man"

Summary: Deals with comparing and contrasting of "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Seven Ages of Man" both by Edgar Allen Poe.
"If I think of Death at all it is merely as a negation of life, a close, a last and necessary chord. What I dread is disease, that is, bad, disordered life, not Death, and disease, so far, I have escaped. I have no hope whatever of personal immortality, no desire even for a future life. My consciousness began in a very humble fashion with my body; with my body, very quietly, I hope it will end." This is a quote from Jane Harrison, who shares the thought of many, that death is simply the last stage of life, and not a stage to fear. From "The Seven Ages of Man", this quote represents death, the last of the seven stages of life, because it is the point where your life has reached an end. This correlates with one of the seven deadly sins, from "The Masque of...

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