The Black Cat Research Paper

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In the short story, “The Black Cat,” written by the great Edgar Allan Poe, the setting being in a house full of wealth that burns down leaving one wall, really helps out and makes it a great piece of Gothic Literature. The first example is that of which explaining the first, high class house when it had began to burn down, as the narrator exclaims, “On the night of the day on which this cruel deed was done, I was aroused from sleep by the cry of fire. The curtains of my bed were in flames. The whole house was blazing,” (Poe 2). With this example, the narrator is explaining how he was awoken by a fire that had destroyed his house and his wealth. Once the fire had stopped, the man had gone back to the house as it states, “On the day succeeding
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