Analysis Of Edgar Allan Poe's The Masque Of The Red Death

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I'm sure everyone wants to escape the cruel world we live in. Edgar Allan Poe wrote The Masque of the Red Death and many other writings for this reason. Edgar Allan Poe wrote to emphasize escaping mortality and relate to those who want to escape life itself. Everyone has their own worlds when they look deep inside themselves. Poe had a dark past which encouraged the darkness he wrote about that gave insight to the world he had created. Each writing had its own parallel universe of Poe's.
Edgar Allan Poe's past was very dark and depressing. These hard times created perfect situations for Poe to write about. Each one getting significantly harder for Poe people could see the situations getting to him. First his mother died of tuberculosis and within days Poe's father died of tuberculosis as well. With no parents to take care of him and and his siblings to move apart and split up. Henry goes to live with his paternal grandparents. A Richmond couple John and Frances Allan, take in Edgar as a foster child. Rosalie is taken in by another Richmond family named Mackenzie. Both Edgar and Rosalie adopt their Foster families names as their middle names.
Every writer has a few critics. Who had some of the toughest critics out there. Most calling him a drunk. And some say that Poe used drugs such as opium. No matter what they say about power he always kept positive and would always keep writing. “ Events not to be controlled have prevented me from making, at any time, any serious effort
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