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    In the short tale The Black Cat, Edgar Allen Poe expresses his hate and love for cats. With twisting words and mystical views, the tale takes place in the 1840’s. Within this classic American Literature Gothic tale, symbolism is depicted throughout with many plot twists the story is told. While The Black Cat was written to achieve an effect of “shocking insanity” in this time period it did just that. In this first person narrative the narrator tells of the readers of his decline from sanity and madness

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    Symbolism in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat"   	In Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat," symbolism is used to show the narrator's capacity for violence, madness, and guilt. "The Black Cat," written by Edgar Allan Poe serves as a reminder for all of us. The Capacity for violence and horror lies within each of us, no matter how docile and humane our disposition might appear. In this story, the narrator portrays a man who is fond of animals, had a tender

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    Black Cat Suspense

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    Have you ever wonder why “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat” are both scary stories?  “Well the reason is that they both have the cause-and-effect relationships of mental illness, hatred, murder, and guilt.  What are the cause- and-effect relationships that “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat” have that cause intense suspense for the reading audience?         In “The Black Cat” the main character tells us his story in prison.  In “The Tell- Tale Heart” the main character

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    The Black Cat Analysis

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    Poe uses his narrator in “The Black Cat” to communicate to his readers “a series of household events” in which he uses details that horrify and haunt the readers. Opening with mystery, the readers are able to quickly infer that Poe’s narrator lacks common sense and rationality and that is what causes him become impulsive in his actions towards his loved ones. In this story, Poe writes through the eyes of an unnamed deceptive narrator who maltreats his wife and cat and relates how alcoholism and

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    The Black Cat Insanity

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    In the story “The Black Cat”, by Edgar Allen Poe, there is a fine line between sanity and insanity. “The Black Cat” tells the story of him having great admiration for animals, especially his black cat, Pluto. Poe loved this cat more than any animal and had a friendship with it for several years. He started getting more irritable day by day, but refrained from harming the cat. One night, Edgar Allen Poe was drunk, and Pluto bit his hand. Poe then grabbed a knife and gauged the cat’s eye out. Then

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    Essay On The Black Cat

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    Date: 10-12-2017 Language and Composition Group:Turqouise ID: 160020 The Black Cat The story about a man and an antiquity “The Black Cat” something is very old and valuable. The main character Salahadin was trying to find this antiquity to put this in right place. It is like a battle of death to get this antiquity but finally Salahadin get it and put it

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    Imagery In The Black Cat

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    Edgar Allan Poe who wrote The Black Cat along with a bunch of other literary works is naturally a master at creating imagery as well as a certain mood that he wants his readers to get into their minds. The mood of this story would definitely be fright and uneasiness, Poe develops this mood by adding certain characters, events, places, and describing words to the story. Examples of these would be the black cat, murders, the cellar in the old building, and words such as swooning to bring certain effects

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    The Black Cat Meaning

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    Darkness lives within each of us. It lurks inside the deep, obscure abyss of our hearts. To escape the judgment and belittlement of others, we conceal our true inner selves in which the iniquity hides. As the storyteller states in “The Black Cat”, initially, he buried his mental monster underneath kindness and humanity. In fact, the narrator declares, “From my infancy I was noted for the docility and humanity of my disposition. My tenderness of heart was even so conspicuous as to make me the jest

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    The Black Cat Syllabus

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    “The Black Cat” prior to this class. I enjoyed the story immensely. The portrayal of an alcoholic’s decline turning into a deranged person was powerful. The way the animals are talked about in the story makes the almost life like. I like the comparison of Pluto’s hanging to the family house being burned down on the same night. The explanation and cover up of the large giant cat with a rope on its neck was interesting but the new cat showing up looking like Pluto was mind-blowing. The new cat makes

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    Black Cat Climax

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    “The Black Cat” Plot “The Black Cat” is a short and gruesome story by Edgar Allen Poe. The story is about an alcoholic man whose anger and insanity is rapidly swelling. It increased so much that he decides to unleash it on his cat, his wife, and later his new cat. His insanity drives him to see all three of them. These crimes, he said, “had consigned me to the hangman.” (Poe 7). That means, because he killed them he was sentenced to death. In a story, the climax is defined as the highest point of

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