The Masque Of The Red Death Analysis

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In the short story, “The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe you are probably thinking it’s boring just like “The fall of the House of Usher”, you would be wrong. Out of all the short stories we have read this would have to be my favorite because how suspenseful it is. There were moments you will never guess what would happen until you read it. Therefore, read this, you won’t regret it.
The setting gives the reader a sense that terror awaits. To narrator shows this by saying “there was no lamp or candelabrum” in the room (448). Likewise, a “deep blood color” is the color of the room (448). In the same sense, there are “black velvet tapestries” to add detail to the room (448). Also, “in this chamber, the color of the windows failed to