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The Maskque Of
The Red Death

My Interpretation Of The Word
Gothic For The Stories
Gothic is a style used to mean
“Medieval” and Poe stories show gothic style by portraying some kind of death in a object or person

Prince Prospero Reason For
When his dominions were half depopulated, he summoned to his presence a thousand hale and lighthearted friends from among the knights and dames of his court, and with these retired to the deep seclusion of one of his castellated abbeys”

What I Learned About Prince Prospero To
Keep His Household Free From Contagion

“ With such precautions the courtiers might bid defiance to contagion. The external world could take care of itself. In the meantime it was folly to grieve, or to think. The prince had provided all the appliances of pleasure.”

The Mood I Gathered
From The Rooms
Here the case was very different, as might have been expected from the duke’s love of the bizarre” “The apartments were so irregularly disposed that the vision embraced but little more than one at a time”

The Clock In The Black

“the clock should produce in them no similar emotion”

Why Does The Masque
Figure Frighten The
“The mask which concealed the visage was made so nearly to resemble the countenance of a stiffened corpse that the closest scrutiny must have had difficulty in detecting the cheat” “But the mummer had gone so far as to assume the type of the Red Death”

Hopes To Live
think Poe would not agree with this idea because he believes everybody has to die one day and there is know such thing as living forever I

Each Of The Following
Symbols Represent In The
Prince Prospero: Wealthy
The Masquerade: Party

The Masked Figure:

The Number 7: Death

The Clock: the Time/ Heart Beat

What Is Poe Trying To
Teach You?
That you are going to die one day
a. “And the rumor of this new presence having from the whole company a buzz or murmur, expressive of disapprobation and surprise- then finally of terror, horror and of disgust”
b. “And one by one dropped the revellers

in the blood-bedewed halls of their revel, and died each in the despairing posture of his fall”
c. “And Darkness and Decay and the Red

Death held illimitable dominion over all”

Foolish To Think Or
Feel Sorrow
Prince Prospero doesn’t care about the people in the outside because he doesn’t want to catch the disease o At least the Red Scare is not as bad as Hitler Invasion of

Germany o Doing isolation is a lot better than opening the doors to the

disease people

No I do not think it was right and if he is so wealthy he could have helped with the cure of the “Red
No it was not fair and I would have put the weakest but not the sickest in a infirmary to get better or well

How Are The 7 Stages
Of Life Idea Used In
Poe Story
Poe tells the seven stages of life by portraying seven colors in seven room and the last room being black and not like the other ones

Relevance to “The
Masque of The Red
Dreams are fake and so are our lives and whatever we can think can happen

How The Masque
Figure Resembles

The masque figure resembles death because it looks like a corpse and it is nothing under the mask and it is strange because Prince Prospero tried to keep out the death of others

Significance Of The
Prince Chasing The
Masked Man
Prince Prospero had ran his way closer or towards his death

Time Importance To
The Story
The importance of the clock is showing your time getting closer to the 7th room and the striking of the clock means your life is coming to a end and the partygoers just pause and this happen because something weird is going to happen

Seven Deadly Sins
o Because he is rich and have money he can isolate