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I need to know what the main theme of "THe Black cat"
-- Anonymous, March 29, 2000
the theme of black cat (as far as i know) would be guilt and perverseness. perverseness, he believes, is "one of the primitive impulsess of the human heart," and provides the rationale for his unjustifiable acts like killing Pluto or hitting the wall of his wife's 'grave' with his cane. (perverseness could even be his own conscience) i don't know if that helps at all.....
-- Anonymous, March 30, 2000
le theme de the black Cat est nous sommes tous "perverce" et vous ne drois pas obsesse on it. toi lose mind. merci et auvroir
-- Anonymous, February 15, 2001
The main themes of "The Black Cat" are Perverseness, Retribution, Superstition and men's tendency to do wrong for the wrong's sake! The gap between good and evil is not so deep in the perverse's mind.
-- Anonymous, June 13, 2002