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The short tale The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe

  Table of Contents  1-About the story  2-The masque of the Red Death 2.1-Author 1.-A likely source of inspiration for the 1845 short tale "The Masque of the Red Death" is actual historical events. A third of the population of the continent perished in the Black Death, which began in the middle of the thirteenth century. Later, in the 1660s, a plague hit and killed a fourth of London's populace. Medieval Europe saw several plagues, and these events would provide as numerous examples in Poe's novel. The person starts to bleed through the skin and has red spots. What is The Masque of the Red Death's central theme? Well, The inevitable inevitability of death would be the fundamental topic of The Masque of the Red Death . Even the abbey's isolation offers no defense against the epidemic. 2.-The Masque of the Red Death  The red death had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so

The Black Cat Classic Short Story wrote by author Edgar Allan Poe

1-Edgar Allan Poe wrote The Black Cat 2-The Black Cat.Classic Story 1-American author Edgar Allan Poe wrote a Classic short story titled " The Black Cat ." In his narrative, the author alludes to a profound affection for animals, particularly a black cat that the anonymous character cruelly mistreats and severely punishes by cutting out one of his eyes and hanging it from a tree while the house is on fire. Later, when he discovers another cat that resembles the first one, his perverted instinct causes him to feel an even stronger hatred for it. When his wife stops him from killing the second cat with an axe, the narrator murders his wife and hides her in his basement behind a wall. It is, in essence, a tale of psychoanalysis. In The Black Cat, there are discussions about the difference between sane and insanity.