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Dagon and Other Macabre Tales Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Describe the setting and central characters in "Dagon." Who is the protagonist? What actions does he take in the story?

Discuss the theme of "forbidden knowledge" and the motif of nature in "Dagon." How does Lovecraft support the theme with imagery?

Describe the narrative style of "Polaris." What is the voice and tense of the narration? Who is the narrator of the story?

Compare and contrast the protagonists in "Dagon" and "Polaris." How are these characters similar? How do their actions relate?

Describe H.P. Lovecraft's "dream vision" narratives. What stories in the collection are told in this style? What effect does it have on the reader?

Describe the character of Joe Slater in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep." How does the narrator know Slater? How does he describe him?

Describe the people of Sarnath and the creatures of Ib in "The Doom that Came to Sarnath." How...

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