Pursuers can obviously observe the association with Poe and the other individuals throughout his life to the characters in his words and stories. Huge numbers of Poe 's works may appear to be typical to begin with, yet quite often end in disaster, primarily as his life did. Poe acted more as a literary motivation for others. He did not seek any artistic works for motivation, instead he acted more from his creative ability and the interactions he experienced. Therefore, he encouraged others and was an inspiration.
He used the inspiration and style of Poe’s work, plus the monsters he had created in his head to write his novels. He used writing as an escape from his thoughts and a way to get them down on paper to create something others would enjoy ("Comparison of the Live and Work of E. A. Poe and Stephen King"). King’s writing varies from the literature written by Edgar Allan Poe. King is said to be more “transparent in the writing he does, rather than Poe. ("Comparison of the Live and Work of E. A. Poe and Stephen King").
Dark Romanticism evolves from works of the Romantic Period (1798-1870) with characteristics of horror fiction and death. It is taken as a reaction of the Transcendental Movement, which originated abreast the Romantic Period from 1830 to 1860. Known writers like Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, and Nathaniel Hawthorne found that the ideas displayed in the Transcendental works were idealistic and rose-colored, as a result, they opt to alter these works adding their own element hence this was the birth of the subgenre. To explore more about this subgenre we have three Americans mentioned above that are considered as major Dark Romantics authors. Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809.
He was later adopted in 1811 by a couple who did not even want him. Some would say his talent was molded from the tragic events throughout his life, which lead him to write. Poe was an American poet and writer whose work still lingers in many individuals’ imagination. He was very somber in many of his poems and when writing. Throughout his life, he had bad luck and heartaches that continued till his death in 1849.
Suspense by Edgar Allen Poe Suspense is a writing style that authors use to make it so a reader is ahead of the characters in the story. Edgar Allen Poe profoundly used this technique in his story “Tell Tale Heart”. The narrator is psychotic and is particularly tormented by an old man’s ‘evil’ glass eye. He was willing to do close to anything to be rid of the eye, including murder. Through the entire story, Poe had it so the reader always knew something was going to happen, but constantly question when and what.
He was upset by the display, and only continued to become more reluctant to join the ghost as memories of his ex-fiance were seen. This situation, was written with purpose - to enable Scrooge to change his ways and reflect back on his past, in order to be ‘saved’ on future. If it was not for the ghost, Scrooge wouldn’t have revisited this scenario, and hence there would have been no impact on his future actions. Although, the loss of Belle was a key component in the way that Scrooge viewed himself, both back then and in the present. Belle had mentioned that he ‘was another man’ when they first met, although Scrooge was too blind to notice his actions.
Many people will be able to relate to what a person is saying because they might have similar thoughts or it happened to them too. He narrated his life and the realization that he “didn’t want to see any people at all” (3). During the time the article was published, he was probably very well-known and dealing with the consequences of fame. It was then in the quote that Fitzgerald realized his desire of being alone, yet it would be difficult to do so because of his fame. In the beginning, Fitzgerald struggled to get his first novel published.
In real life, he didn’t even know his father. So this makes his real- life experience connect so closely to the story he had written. He experienced loss in real life along with in his story. In the story, the narrator had also lost his daughter to polo, although he didn’t exactly explain his feelings, he showed that it did affect him. Which makes me think that maybe Baldwin was the type of person to hide his feelings and act tough even though things affected him.
Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most important poets and writers in America. He was described as a romantic poet, but he wrote also poems, poetical lyrics, he was the first to invent the detective story and he developed the science fiction. He was against a philosophical inclination: The transcendentalism, who believed in the existence of a transcendent or spiritual energy that generated all reality and held it in unity. Poe, instead, thought that all was characterised by an obsessive imagination. This thing was also underlined by the fact that he had a difficult life, the writer was a rebellious child and he had an unstable nature.
After the long battle, many writers realized that Romanticism did not suit their taste and decided that they preferred to write more honestly and realistically to demonstrate the hardships people faced during the war. One example of a Realistic writer is Frederick Douglass. In his autobiography, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass retells the experiences he had when he was a slave; although he was mentally and physically damaged, he was able to endure the oppression he encountered. Similarly, Letter to Sarah Ballou is a letter from Major Sullivan Ballou to his wife notifying her that even though his love for her is endless, his love for his country is far more important. Even though he decides to continue to fight in the war, he misses his family dearly but is able to push through these difficult times.
Truman Capote wrote the nonfiction novel In Cold Blood with the accounts from the murderers and investigators of the Clutter family. As Capote grew up, he found himself neglected by his mother and father. Because his mother and father often neglected him, he spent much of his young life with his mother’s relatives. While Capote was young, his mother often made fun of him for being “different” than other children. Although Capote faced many hardships throughout his early life, he was able to overcome them and attain a successful writing career.
I said nothing.” This shows sometimes people do not want to conform but they are too afraid to speak out. This means Faber is actually choosing to conform to society even though unlike Mildred Faber has already been enlightened to the truth. When most people are born they conform to the ideologies of their parents and communities, they don’t choose to conform, however they can choose not to conform. In the beginning of Fahrenheit 451 Montag is a conformist who burns books for a living; however as the book progresses Montag begins to read books and his opinions on the way his society is changes. In Fahrenheit 451 Faber tells Montag “pity, Montag, pity.
Nonetheless, a few of the lessons included in The Great Gatsby are not considered politically correct by any standard. The narrator, Nick Carraway, tends to surround himself with folk he isn’t particularly fond of, including Jay Gatsby. At one point in the novel, he thinks, “It was the only compliment i ever gave him, because I disapproved of him from beginning to end” (pg 162). Nick obviously never liked Gatsby, which doesn’t add up because throughout the novel, Gatsby appeared to be Nick’s best friend; he did favors for him, hung out a majority of the book, kept secrets for him, and yet Nick must have been faking it. If Nick didn’t like Gatsby, why did he put up with him all the time?
For example, in this book he uses Amory Blaine to represent his early life experiences, which focused on the adolescence and young adulthood of Amory. (Weisbrod 33). Through doing this writing style, Fitzgerald believed he would better develop his characters, and the story itself (Card 27). The readers would rave about it, while his family members weren’t usually fond of it, considering the way he depicted most of them. He would divulge lots of information and background of what happened with his life, but as one author quotes, “Though he describes his psychological and spiritual breakdown, his utter collapse, often in a wry style, he still doesn’t spill all of his life story beans” (Hampl 104).