How Does Annabel Lee Symbolize In The Masque Of The Red Death

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The Symbolism Of Poe Author Edgar Allan Poe uses the significance of love and death being inevitable as the moral of his open-minded stories along with a plot that touches the minds of his many readers. From his symbolizing colored rooms to his kingdom by the sea, the theme of his stories always have a way of visualizing the images in the minds of primers everywhere. Most authors use the same method of writing to get there reader or readers thinking and visualizing their literary intentions. This method also considered the main inspiration for reading. In both works “The Masque of the Red death”, and “ Annabel Lee”, Poe had very descriptive ways of expressing the theme such as: vivid imagery, figurative language, & Symbolism. One of his works is a love poem known as “Annabel Lee”. This poem tells a simple tale of a man who passionately falls in love with a woman, and even through their hardships and complications from jealousy and even death, there love never broke by imagery. “ And neither the angels in heaven above, nor the demons down under the…show more content…
At the beginning of the story Poe creates a creepy tone introducing the setting. “ dull, heavy, monotonous clang; and when the minute-hand made the circuit of the face, and the hour was to be stricken, there came from the brazen lungs of the clock a sound which was clear and loud and deep.” This quote uses figurative language to also create the scene about the ebony clock. This story consisted of a Prince or the host of a masquerade party having the responsibility to protect all 1,000 of his friends from the uninvited stranger but not only couldn't he save them, he also couldn't save himself. The climax of this story supported the theme of death being inevitable by expressing the struggle of trying to stay alive but end up staring death in the face anyways. Poe used the background information on the Prince to also enhance the moral of this
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