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Review Of ' The Metamorphosis ' And The Short Stories Created By Allan Poe

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Experiences in Life
As the American playwright Williams Tennessee once said, “We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.” Similarly, “The Metamorphosis” and the short stories created by Allan Poe deal with trapped characters who have no other choice but to accept their reality, while experiencing a sort of feelings that are just a reflection of the various pressures they experience through their life. The first pressure that is experience through life is the family, because it emerges an important role not only in society but also in a person’s life as it is the case of Gregor. Also, work and society which is the second role that influences a person’s development through the long way of life. In addition, the mental state, which determines the person’s attitude towards an event being experienced as it is the case of all of the characters in Poe works and also in “The Metamorphosis”. as a result, the unwanted events and changes that are dramatically experienced through life create a stage in which the characters in Poe stories and Gregor in “The Metamorphosis” find themselves dealing with trapped feelings that lead them to isolation, and make their living experience a nightmare.
As it is the case of the character in “The Tale-Tell Hearth”, who deals with unwanted feelings such guilt. Even though he feels prisoned, he cannot control nor set
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