Analysis Of Edgar Allan Poe 's ' The Great Gatsby ' Essay

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DH macabre lang¬ intro ¬// conc - answer the ques in last parag. How still suspensinies us today. For his contemprerary readers, therere was the chilling added affect that they didnt have the scientific knowledge that we have today. It still scare us tho.
Coool words: foreboding consternation deprecated Edgar Allan Poe, an author from the 18th century and a master of gothic. Born in 1809, he led a turbulent life full of love, misery and death. His wife died to tuberculosis an Poe’s feelings for her and the depression that followed her death is evident with great lucidity in his works that still inspire, influence and terrify us to this day.
Edgar Allan Poe uses the first person tense to create suspense in his writing. The use of first person tense creates a personal link between the reader and the narrator. In “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe, the narrator is a madman and a murderer. The narrator is also a murderer in “The Cask of Amontillado”. The narrators are both people that readers would not like to be. Reading the story through the narrator’s eyes, therefore, creates unease and suspense. Not only that, but reading through the narrator 's eyes which means that we are only told what the narrator tells us. Edgar Allan Poe uses this to create suspense and intrigue in “The Oval Portrait” (which is also in the…

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