Buried Alive

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What is the name of the story about a woman being buried alive in a brick wall?

-- Anonymous, November 15, 2000



I suspect you are speaking of "The Black Cat". However, the woman was not alive but had been killed accidentally. Based on the criteria given, I cannot recall such a tale, except one other possibility. This was "The Fall of the House of Usher" but Madeline was not "walled up" but rather placed in her tomb prematurely. Sorry.


-- Anonymous, November 15, 2000

Is it possible your thinking of Fortunato in The Cask of Amontillado? He's the only one I recall being buried alive. Just a thought. Tim

-- Anonymous, November 17, 2000

i agree w/ the previous answer. that is the only story i know where one was buried alive.

-- Anonymous, April 18, 2002

In addition to The Cask of Amontillado, there is The Fall of the House of Usher and The Premature Burial.

-- Anonymous, April 23, 2002

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