Poe Use Repetition And Parallelism In The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe
In this short-story Poe uses repetition and parallelism. Poe took time to choose every detail of setting, characterization, and action so that it would come together to form a feeling of terror. In this story Poe creates an atmosphere that makes the story have a certain type of feeling or mood, in Poe’s case its horror, death, and mystery. As shown in the previous book Poe also uses alliteration in his stories. This book talks about a young man who kills the old man he lives with and then feels compelled to confess. This story is mostly unpredictable because the young man starts off by telling us that he did not want to take his gold, and that the old man had not abused him or insulted him. Although he says this, the old man is still killed by the young man and this short story has a tragic ending (Carlsen, …show more content…
Edgar Allan Poe influenced critics and short story writers all over the world. Although he had an unusual, unique, and peculiar way of writing he still had a great influence and impact on society during his time, up to the present day. Poe’s writing has changed the way present day writers write about love, pride, beauty and death.
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