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Death and Its Inevitability!

Summary: Three short stories by Edgar Allen Poe, namely: The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (1845), The Masque of the Red Death (1842) and The Tell-Tale Heart (1843); have quite a lot in common. But the 3 outstanding points about them are that, they are of the same genre of gothic and horror, they are all narrated by an unknown individual, and they all share the same mystical properties. Edgar Allen Poe
In this pre 1914 prose study I will be discussing 3 of Edgar Allen Poe's short stories. The ones I have selected are The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (1845), The Masque of the Red Death (1842) and The Tell-Tale Heart (1843). These short stories have quite a lot in common, but the 3 outstanding points about them are that, they are of the same genre of gothic and horror, they are all narrated by an unknown individual, and they all share the same mystical properties. It is interesting that; why had Poe chosen to tell us his stories using a narration perspective of written literature. I would think, in comparison to the time at these stories were written he would have been one of the rare authors to try that technique within literature. In the three short stories by Poe I will be looking at the following characteristics; the stories genre...

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