Essay on Edgar Allan Poe 's The American Culture And Society

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Many authors have in several occasions based their work on the politics and extreme love that capture the emotions of readers. Edgar Allan Poe on the other hand has a different perspective of what to offer readers as he utilizes the emotions of fear and uncertainty to articulate his message and more so entertain his readers. This skill is the reason why most of his works are celebrated in the United States of America. In order to understand the meaning behind Poe’s short story we need to analyze how the author has utilized these elements of fear and more so uncertainty as he uses insane and emotionally disturbed characters to make his message reach home to his readers. That may be complicated because the literally style that has been used in this short story is different than what the American society was used to reading but Poe wrote so that it is interpretable. Poe’s short story reveals the American culture and society in their recent attempts to regulate each other in different aspects. All these analysis and arguments are going to be based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher. This story exemplifies the American culture of respect of an orderly society where justice serves to control and preserve that culture and morality.
The story is about a woman who even after her death arises to haunt the living as a deadly vampire. This makes the readers of this story to be more fascinated by the fear that the story brings out as it reveals more…

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