Suspense In The Black Cat And The Raven

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Most main characters in stories are seen as patient and heroic figures, but in Poe’s famous stories, “The Black Cat” and “The Raven”, the readers are in for a surprise. Clearly, in both stories, there are many things that really bother the narrator. The narrator’s unexpected reaction in both stories, create a copious amount of suspense. Undoubtedly, Poe’s strongest suspense technique in his famous stories is making the narrator have an angry and unexpected reaction to problems. Primarily, Poe creates a narrator that is easily angered to create suspense. In “The Black Cat”, the narrator has a strong hatred for the new cat he bought after Pluto died. He tried to kill the cat a multitude of times but wasn’t able to do it. When the narrator finally
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