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  • Features of Poe's Short Stories

  • Poes representitive short storiesthe features of his short storiesthe significance context

  • The Black Cat The Cask of Amontillado The Fall of the House of Usher Ligeia The Masque of the Red Death The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Tell-Tale HeartPoes representitive short stories

  • the features of his short storiesthe gothicism During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country... (The Fall of the House of Usher)

    Poe muses on the images before him, the darkness of the house, the oppressiveness of the clouds above...These bring the reader along as he encounters the gloom and desperation of both the House of the Usher and its inhabitants.

  • the features of his short storiesthe single effectThe thousands injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge. ... however, that I gave utterance to a threat. ... I must not only punish, but punish with impunity. (The Cask of Amontillado) Just using a few sentences, Poe describes the illness of the character's psychology, which brings a shocking effect. The readers might feel that there were a old bird in front of them. All of these serve for the final purpose.

  • the features of his short storiesthe single effect

  • the features of his short storiesfirstperson narrativeOne night, returning home,much intoxicated, from one of my haunts about town, I fancied that the cat avioded my presence. I seized him; when, in his fright at my violence, he inflicted a slight wound upon my hand with his teeth. (The Black Cat)Poe uses the first-person narrative in the story, which makes you feel as if you were there.The description of the horrific scenes gives readers a feeling of creeping.

  • the features of his short storiesother feathers of his short shoriesdeath, revenge, crime, dark side of human naturebrief and shortsymbolism

  • the significanceBernard Shaw once said "There are two great writers in America: one is Edgar Allan Poe , and the other is Mark Twin. His works influence many other modern writers in American Literature, such as Theodore Dreiser, William Faulkner.a pioneering aesthetician, psychological investigator, and literary technician

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