The Masque Of The Red Death

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“The Masque of the Red Death” is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe that is portrayed through limited omniscient narration. This is a narrator who can identify everything throughout the story and recognize how a character’s thought process works. Poe presents the story in an elegant manner and his writing style is composed and dignified. The tone that is used throughout the story gives us a medieval perception. However, Poe approaches the reader by representing the actions, words, and other aspects of a character without including their cognition. Throughout the story we catch a glance of how the prince is feeling as he chases the Red Death. “Maddening with rage and shame of his own momentary cowardice”, this is something only an omniscient
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