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    “It was the cat’s voice that had screamed. The cat had made me kill my wife, and its cries had given me away. I had walled up the monster within the tomb,” quoted from Edgar Allan Poe in The Black Cat. Using literary terms is one of Edgar Allan Poe’s strong points in his writing. In The Black Cat Poe uses figurative terms, for instance foreshadowing and alliteration, in a way that helps the story to remain interesting and flow fluently. With plot being an important necessity in a story, The Black Cat has a distinct plot of events. The story begins with a man who has loved pets all his life. Leading to the conflict, the rising action begins with the man starting to drink. “Then I began drinking. Day by day, I became more moody, short tempered,…

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    The Black Cat Synopsis

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    The Black Cat Synopsis Together they were happy. Together they shared a home. Together they loved the same man. They both loved their killed. But only one will come back to haunt the man. Only one will live again.In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat” an inmate on death row explains his insanity. Explains his pleasure that lives within blood lust. And it all begins with a black cat. Pluto had a simple life. Loved his masters and siblings. Following around his father was his favorite pass time,…

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    The Black Cat

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    “The Black Cat,” the story was published in 1845, and it is a gothic piece of literature. The first thing we learn is that it is written in first person, and the narrator is nameless. He is going die the next day for something we do not know what for yet. He is writing events down which is says, “these events have terrified – have tortured – have destroyed me” (1). From the beginning of the story it is gathered that he did something horrible when he states, “to-day I would unburthen my soul”…

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    Pluto In The Black Cat

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    The Black Cat, the narrator is a psycho because in the beginning he would flip to crazy as fast as a light switch. He flipped one time and ended up cutting the eye out of his cat then he hung the cat by his neck off of a tree. He cut the eye out of the cat "Pluto" because pluto was old a very peevish and was a little grumpy that night and so the Narrator came home drunk a chased the cat around and the cat bite him on the hand because the cat wanted to be left alone.…

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    In his short story, “The Black Cat”, Edgar Allan Poe writes about perverseness and how everyone has a choice to determine an outcome. Edgar beings his story in a jail cell, where the narrator tells a story about a black cat and his abuse of alcoholism. The first complication that shows alcoholism taking over the narrator is the scene where he deliberately cut one of its cat's eyes after it nipped his hand. Because of this interaction, the cat feels terrified of the narrator every time he’s…

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    In the other hand we have something a bit similar in "The Black Cat", this protagonist in particular defends his reliability of his actions in the narrative, but as well has a flashback from a prison cell after murdering his wife. The narrator opens his tale by describing a very calm and happy atmosphere along with his wife and the desire they both shared towards the pets they owned. When the narrator begins by explain how this idea got into his head, at first is not able to make the transition…

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    The Black Cat: Horror or Optimistic Edgar A. Poe is traditional considered one of the greatest masters of horror stories. “The Black Cat” is one of his masterpieces, so the naïve readers may think that “The Black Cat” is a horror work. In fact, however, “The Black Cat” is not a horror work but an optimistic work, which the ideal readers may think. This essay explains that “The Black Cat” is a work reaching optimistic conclusions about human existence through horror. This essay talks about…

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    “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allen Poe is a short story about a man who struggled with depression, alcoholism, and a mental disorder but his cat calmed him. However, the man killed the cat he loved and later a similar cat came to him which had an abnormal resemblance to the past cat of his. This cat reminded the man of how cruel and mean he was to Pluto, the past cat, therefor he tried to kill the cat but instead killed his wife. My position is that he is insane and guilty. The narrator was…

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    Essay On The Black Cat

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    "The Black Cat" is a short horror story, written by Edgar Allan Poe. In this story, a narrator is in prison waiting for his punisment, as like hanging. The narrator, who is the main character ,tells us about the story of his own’s life that has gone bad… As a little child, he is decribed as a mild and kind boy who loves all kinds of animals. His favorite thing to do is taking care of his pets and spendig lots of time with them . His favorite animal is a dog. He gets married in his early…

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    The Black Cat Addiction

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    The black cat, a story by Edgar Allen Poe, present man whose inseparable love for his wife and pets turned into hatred. The narrator was known for being kind caring, tender and loving. He loves animal and enjoy taking care of them especially his favorite, a cat named Pluto. Afterwards, he started to drink, and his personality drastically change for the worse. Consequently, he started to verbally and physically abuse his wife and pets and later murder them in a cruel manner. But how does a…

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