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    Edgar A. Poe, Hop-Frog is justified in his act. Hop-Frog is justified by his act because of the way the king treated him and how he got his payback. The king treats Hop-Frog in an astonishingly bad way: “Come here, Hop-Frog, swallow this bumper (wine) to the health of absent friends…” (Poe 2). The importance of this sentence is to show the ill humor that the king has. The king loves to make people feel terrified and do things they do not want to do. Drinking wine affects Hop-Frog so much that

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    Example Of Hop-Frog Mood

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    “Hop-Frog”, written by Edgar Allan Poe, displays the mood of resentment. The first example of this is shown when the story says, “Hop-Frog … had been forcibly carried off from their respective homes in adjoining provinces, and sent as presents to the king, by one of his ever-victorious generals” (2). This passage is important to the mood because it shows us the first event that caused resentment within Hop-Frog. Being carried off away from your home to go serve a foreign and distant king is very

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    himself. One of the most prominent and easiest ones to see is in Poe’s short story “Hop-Frog.” In this story we can see some similarities in the main character Hop-Frog, and Poe himself. Hop-Frog is a court jester who is a dwarf, he and his very dear friend Trippetta, who is also a dwarf, are from a far-off foreign land. Trippetta was very beautiful and fulfilled many duties for the king; such as planning masquerades. Hop-Frog is a dwarf that has something wrong with his legs, to where he cannot move and

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    Hop-Frog And Zadig Irony

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    understand Hop-Frog’s actions, as it shows why the king would listen to Hop-Frog’s idea to dress as ourang-outangs The king was too stupid to think that Hop-Frog

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    Hop-Frog is justified for killing the king for two main reasons. The king is cruel to Hop-Frog. The king makes Hop-Frog drink wine when Hop-Frog is too small to handle the alcohol. The king chuckles, “Ah! ha! ha! roared the latter, as the dwarf reluctantly drained the beaker” (Poe 4). The king is proving that he is being a jerk by making Hop-Frog drink the wine. Hop-Frog let tears drip down his face while drinking the wine. The king is making Hop-Frog drink and at the same time the king was making

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    Hop Frog as a Love Story "Hop Frog", by Edgar Allan Poe, is a short story in which the title character, after enduring much abuse by the king, gets revenge in the end. Hop Frog is not only the king's jester, but is also a handicapped dwarf. The king perpetually berates Hop Frog and plays practical jokes on his poor jester. At one point, king and his seven ministers summon Hop Frog before them so that he may give them ideas for an upcoming masquerade. The king forces him to drink wine (which

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    of Literature and film, two, for example, are Edgar Allen Poe’s “Hop-Frog” and Daniel Espinosa 2017 horror movie “Life.” Both of these stories main plots revolve around the main character rising up against the other main characters which the main character does not like for many different reasons. Obviously, These works also contain a lot of differences but all throughout the main theme in the two stories remain the same. Hop-Frog is a short story written by Edgar Allen Poe in 1849. The main character

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    the symbols he chooses to use. Two stories that accurately portray Poe’s sentiment are “Hop Frog,” a story concerning a crippled and dwarf jester named Hop Frog and his friend being abused by a king and his seven counselors, and “The Masque of the Red Death;” a story about members of the upper class trying and failing to bar themselves from a fatal disease. In both “The Masque of the Red Death” and “Hop Frog,” Edgar Allan Poe carefully chooses the antagonists and uses symbolism in order to communicate

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    ways of dialogue were displayed. The way authors chose to write their stories changed within time periods. These changes are noticeable in the stories “Hop Frog” and The Scarlet Letter. Out of all the stories, the two that stood out were these two. In the story Hop Frog, it displays an introduction and how the conflict presents itself. Hop Frog was a slave who was treated poorly. However, even though there was a conflict, there was a solution to the problem that presented itself. The Scarlet Letter

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    “Hop-Frog” is a captivating short story of a joker who learns to deal with his problems, one way or another. Edgar Allan Poe draws you in with the tale of Hop-Frog and his encounters with the king and his royal council. With the help of his good friend Trippetta, Hop-Frog learns the ways of dealing with the demanding king and his foolish ministers. Using literary devices like imagery, plot, and point of view Edgar Allan Poe hooks you into the story as you learn to see Hop-Frog in a new light. Hop-Frog

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