Edgar Allen Poe: A Story Analysis Of Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe was an accomplished writer and one of the most unique poets of all time. He uses dreary, dark, menacing, controversial, upsetting, and suffering tones throughout his writing that express a more bleak side of life. Death, illness, and tragedy are the leading themes that Edgar Allan Poe uses in order to show readers his understanding of the more grotesque situations in life. He uses this in order to express his thoughts, experience, and opinions on things that are more desolate. He does this because the human condition is filled with good and bad stuff. He chose to be different than most writers of his time and explore the ugly to its fullest. He accomplishes this form of expression through language,…show more content…
In an article written by Story Analysis titled The Cask Of Amontillado Story Analysis, tone is described as follows “ The tone impacts the story by giving it a spooky dark feel as Fortunato was lead through Montresor’s vaults to the catacomb.”(Story Analysis, 2016). Which reflects that the writing style of the author. Edgar Allan Poe constantly leans towards the creepy and spooky in all he had written. The narrator describes how he walks his victim through a very gruesome place and how he entombs and buries the man alive among the walls where many dead skeletons are. This is very gory and makes the reader feel the impacts of…show more content…
57) this shows the anxiety Edgar Allan Poe has set up to produce a darker tone that goes right into how the tone for murder should be set up. He sets up in the story a very crude and factual description of the violence and killing scenes that take place in the story. He makes it feel leery, stressful, and scary. Exactly how the characters in the story feel. The tone that holds all of the emotions taking place is well established in Edgar Allan Poe 's usual style. He gives details in their fullest by describing the blood and bodies of those who are murdered in the story; therefore, the tone of terror is prominent which is exactly how the readers and characters alike are supposed to
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