The Black Cat Rhetorical Devices

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The Black Cat Throughout the text Edgar Allen Poe uses rhetorical devices to convey the message to the readers. In the Black Cat, Poe uses metaphor, paradox, symbolism, foreshadowing, irony, repetition, and similes to explore the themes of death, violence, and terror. In the story “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allen Poe, the author uses narrative rhetorical devices to make the story more tense, suspenseful, and suspicious. The most literary device the author used in the story was symbolism. It underlines hidden messages that contribute to the plot development and the themes of death, violence, and terror. After the black cat is killed, another one appears, but with a white spot, which troubles the narrator. He confesses that the white spot

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