the horror : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

I want to know about the term "the horror".I wonder if the term "the horror" has become a term of aeslethics.I wonder if I could research the horror in the fictions by Poe.Who could show me the features of the horror in the fictions by Poe?

-- Anonymous, January 05, 2004


Well, for starters we can say in the "Murder in the Rue Morgue" there is the horror of the brutal murders

In "MS in a Bottle" there are "zombie" sailors of the ghost ship and the they unknown horror the narrator faces in the end

"Tell-Tale Heart" about murderer who has something akin to the "Lady Macbeth Syndrome".


-- Anonymous, January 21, 2004

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