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    The well-known American Horror Novelist, Stephen King, has written many novels and short stories over the last six decades. He has sold over three hundred million copies of his novels and many movies have been made from them. Today, King is one of the most popular science fiction writers known and continues to write daily. He has made millions of dollars for his suspenseful, gruesome, and twisted work. In doing so, this has opened additional doors for King. He has also written several…

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    Fortunato is completely unaware of his own imminent demise as the two wander deeper and deeper into the basement. Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Cask of Amontillado” uses dark sensory detail and insidious dialogue to create a haunting mood that develops when revenge becomes a deadly obsession. Throughout the text, the author uses sensory detail to create a sense of horror. After chaining up his victim, the captured…

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    The short story “A Rose For Emily” was written by William Faulkner in 1930. Fifty-three years later, the story was adaptation was adapted for the big screen based on Faulkner’s short story. The short story and the film have many similarities and differences; they compare in areas of plot and symbolism, but differ in chronological order and mood. These similarities and differences give “A Rose For Emily” the ability to be distributed in two completely different mediums, while sticking to the same…

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    Influences on His Writings Edgar Allan Poe was an ominous author who introduced the horror style of writing in American Literature (The Influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s Life on His Morbid Writings 1). Compelling stories by him gave modern-society a dark image of what he was like. Similar to many of the characters in his works, Poe struggled with alcoholism, which made him insane (Handmade Writings 1). Many thrilling horror stories by Poe were connected in some way to his impenetrable life…

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    collection of poems, Tamerlane, and other poems which were issued in this year. Poe became famous for his horror, mystery, and…

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    gothic horror I advise you do not keep reading. The Tell-Tale Heart is a short story filled with insanity to quote(Edgar Allen Poe)”I hear all things in heaven and in the earth.’’ “I hear many things in hell.’’He was referring to how the disease has sharpened his senses.He also claims he’s not mad.He says madmen know nothing.Now,I know you are saying that is not appropriate for my age.But, I assure you that If you keep reading I will change your mind about how you feel about this short story.…

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    his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. The Raven and The Cask Of Amontillado is two of his most famous stories that brought the thrill of horror to his readers. Most of his stories were horror related or have some kind of chill to the bone when you read them. His stories all have a supernatural feeling, an eerie feeling that chills you and makes the room go dark. Edgar Allen Poe is famous for his amazing stories and the uproar in horror stories. The Cask…

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    Suspense In Poe's Liigeia

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    Edgar Allan Poe is known for the horror in his poems and short stories due to the building of suspense. He writes so that the suspense quickly builds and then he ends his work off usually with a sudden realization. This sudden realization allows for the tension to quickly unravel and leave the reader with a sense of relief and satisfaction. Poe builds suspense in his short story Ligeia through the death of a beautiful woman, the tone of the story, and being descriptive. Most of Poe’s work…

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    How Poe Creates an Unified Effect in “The Pit and the Pendulum” Edgar Allen Poe’s short story, “The Pit and the Pendulum”, introduces a tale of torture and death as the Spanish Inquisition prosecutes the narrator. The narrator wakes up in a pitch-dark room, most likely an Inquisition prison. He walks around to scout his surroundings only to fall and doze off multiple times. As he wakes up, he discovers he is bound to a wooden board with many straps. Only after, does he notice a crescent-shaped…

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    gut wrenching roller coaster! Any author knows, the setting of the story, is everything. Poe sets this story in a grungy cellar. The audience goes through despair when the protagonist realizes he miscounted the steps in the black cellar and finds himself in a different scene then he…

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