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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. I had remembered liking this story back when I first heard it in my middle school English class. This is a strange short story.

A bizarre Gothic story. Published first published Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Books by Edgar Allan Poe.

The Masque of the Red Death – Wikipedia

And the story was simply too short nortii me to get into it properly. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Gravely insulted, Prospero demands to know the identity of the mysterious guest so they can hang him. Some say this is a tale reflecting on tuberculosis, if so, then it truly did show how everyone, even Poe’s loved ones, could not escape the “Red Death.

Additionally, it has been alluded to by other works in many types of media. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.


I was expecting this egdar be an amazing short story. How to write a great review. Each of the first six rooms is decorated and illuminated in a specific color: Hopefully some of his other short stories are better. The guests, too afraid to approach the figure, instead let him pass through the six chambers.

Archived from xllan original on Would you like us to take another look at this review? Weird story, but amazing writing! Like the character Prince Prospero, Poe tried to ignore the fatality of the disease.

The Masque of the Red Death

For other uses, see The Masque of the Red Death disambiguation. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And the association with this particular illness is the “black death,” i.

Molecules of Death 2nd ed. Refresh and try again. If that made any sense at all.

Victims are overcome by “sharp pains”, “sudden dizziness”, and ” profuse bleeding at the pores “, and die within half an hour. That being said, there are some truly great lines. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Tales and Morti, — A Prose Poem The plague shouldn’t be so boring even if it is well-written. When the figure turns to face him, the Prince lets out a sharp cry and falls dead. Only then do they realize the figure is the Mortio Death itself, and all of the guests contract and succumb to the disease. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Masca Mortii Rosii si alte povestiri by Edgar Allan Poe (2 star ratings)

I get that this story is one giant allegory for the plague, but why? The disease may have been inspired by tuberculosis or consumption, as it was known thensince Poe’s wife Virginia allann suffering from the disease at the time the story was written. Poe’s story follows many traditions of Gothic fiction and is often analyzed as an allegory about the inevitability of death, though some critics advise against an allegorical reading.

Alternatively, the Red Death may refer to cholera ; Poe would have witnessed an epidemic of cholera in Baltimore, Maryland in This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Prospero and 1, other nobles have taken refuge in this walled abbey to escape the Red Pe, a rsoii plague with gruesome symptoms that has swept over the land. We appreciate your feedback.

Masca Mortii Rosii si alte povestiri

The imagery of blood and time throughout also indicates corporeality. In this story I felt that the build-up of the story took two long and it didn’t really create a creepy atmosphere like in for example “The Black Cat”.

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