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What was going on in Poe's life when he wrote "The Masque of the Red Death?"
-- Anonymous, July 16, 2003
Since the many cases of TB and other related illnesses involving numerous shedding of blood and death occurred during Poe's time, I believe he wrote The Masque of the Red Death to signify that ... and as well as other happenings.
-- Anonymous, October 22, 2003