Edger Allen Poe examples of gothic

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what are some examples in the tell-tale heart of gothic, like madness, supernatural, torture.

-- Anonymous, October 16, 2002


The wild passions and disordered perceptions of the mad narrator create the elements of the gothic. Perceptions of reality beyond the normal, exagerrated fascination with fear, shadows, menace and obsession. No actual supernatural, but the madman's conscience creates delusions that perform the duty very well(the old man's "evil eye", the heart beat) the dual obsession with organs of sight and sound heightened to an agonizing degree. Brutal murder, self-inflicted mental torture.

-- Anonymous, October 17, 2002

Some examples of madness are;the fact that he plans this eight days in advance. Another example is the fact that the murderer thinks he hears the old man's heart beat but the heart beat is in fact his own. The man in this story is a psycopathic lunitic but we enjoy reading about the people who have more problems than we do. The world we live in now is exciting but we love to read about the people who we ourselves are afraid of!!!!!!

-- Anonymous, November 13, 2002

because it just is

-- Anonymous, January 08, 2003

you all suck

-- Anonymous, January 22, 2003

i think it says alot about being gothic plus the story keeps u on your toes i luv reading it cause it gets better and better everytime if u have a good poem please send it to me i luv reading them

thanx beckie

-- Anonymous, February 23, 2003


-- Anonymous, April 16, 2003

yes yes it is treu wat can i say i like it that way ooooookkkkkkkk that was wierd

-- Anonymous, April 16, 2003

Alright first of all wat fucken dipshit would be at this website who cares bout some fucked up author. if u wanted to learn bout fucked up ppl y dont u just go to a bar and ask some drunks who all they want to talk about is there belt buckle and thier tractor. k well now that i have made fun of hicks i will end this in a joke. k how is a hooker like bunge jumpin it cost 100 dollars and if the rubber breaks ur screwed

-- Anonymous, April 16, 2003

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