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Im trying to find the best literary device (ie. Imagery, symbolism, plot, point of view, setting, theme, etc.) to use in a research paper of The Pit and the Pendulum, William Wilson, and The Fall of the House of Usher.
-- Anonymous, April 24, 2003
Best to list all the things they have in common. First person narration, threat of death, the divided mind under stress, doom, the sane narrator under stress, setting as symbolic of mental state and struggle... The first person narration emphasizes the height of experience of the tale affecting the narrator's emotions and mind.
-- Anonymous, April 25, 2003