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Edgar Allan Poe Literary Techniques Analysis

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Edgar Allan Poe used literary device of setting to create a dark tone by using time of day, like when he wrote ‘’dead hour of the night’’ which is ironic, but most people consider night terrifying.There is another scene where the main character says ‘’I have made an end of these labors, it was four o'clock still dark as midnight’’. This is telling the reader he is doing all this at midnight and most people fear at night there are being stalked by, making them feel insecure. The main character also narrates, ‘’I did this for seven long nights.’’ He's been stalking the old man for seven long nights. Many people fear they are secretly being stalked.

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how edgar allan poe used literary device of setting to create a dark tone by using time of day.
  • Analyzes how wrote about the idea of killing the old man and haunted him day and night.
  • Analyzes how creates anxiety by placing the character at the door and opening it more cautiously than usual.
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