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What Is The Message In The Masque Of The Red Death

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“A Scary Message” In the story “The Masque of The Red Death” is about a masquerade party which was hosted by a man named Prince Prospero. Prospero invites his friends over to his castle to have a great time. In the middle of the party it was interrupted by a guest dressed in garments that was associated with the plague of the “Red Death”. Suddenly the guest began to die as they acknowledge the “Red Death”. Death was something that was constantly happening. Edgar Allen Poe uses symbolism throughout the story to signify death.He used Prince Prospero, the seven rooms, the clock and the title to show the theme. Prince Prospero is a good example of how no one can escape death.Prospero was a rich man,successful and an upper
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