Edgar Allan Poe 's The Cask Of Amontillado

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Edgar Allan Poe, a famous romanticism writer, created a gothic tone in his stories by describing the setting of his stories with vocabulary that helped create the dark plots of stories such as “The Cask of Amontillado”, “The Raven” and “The Pit and The Pendulum”. Poe’s own foster father, John Allan, stated that “His (Poe’s) talents are of an order that can never prove comfort to their possessor”. How did Poe create such gothic tones in his stories with only describing the foul settings and wicked plots? Edgar Allan Poe was born Edgar Poe on January 19th, 1809. Edgar Allan Poe lived a very rough life his father left Edgar and his mother when Edgar was barely a year old. Poe’s mother died of tuberculosis when he was two years old, his foster mother and late wife also died of Tuberculosis while Poe was in the room. Poe lived with his foster parents John and Frances Allan until he joined the army in 1827, Poe was only 18. Poe then left the army and started to attend the University of Virginia where he later dropped out in order to follow his writing career. At first, he could not make a good living off of being a writer, not until 1843 when he won the 100 dollar prize for his short story “The Gold Bug”. Poe later died October 7th, 1849. Edgar Allan Poe was capable of creating immoral and twisted tones in the writing of his stories by the way he described the dreadful and appalling settings as well as the grim and serious plots.

Poe created cruel and unusual tones in his

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