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  • Fall Of The House Of Usher
    870 words
    Edgar Allan Poe, renowned as the foremost master of the short-story form of writing, chiefly tales of the mysterious and macabre, has established his short stories as leading proponents of "Gothic" literature. Although the term "Gothic" originally referred only to literature set in the Gothic (or medieval) period, its meaning has since been extended to include a particular style of writing. In order for literature to be "Gothic", it must fulfill some specific requirements. Firstly, it must set a...
  • Fall Of The House Of Usher
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    Fall of the House of Usher "During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens" is the opening sentence to the ever strange The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (1373). This sentence pretty much simplifies the mood of this gothic tale of death and the supernatural. This story encompasses a unique setting which acts out the story by itself. Much emphasis is placed on the looks and feeling that the house give...
  • Signal From Control Panel Sets System
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    Introduction There have been a number of burglaries in the area in which the Peterson family are living; thus they have become increasingly interested in Control Technology in their home. They have contacted me, and my task is to prepare a report, which advises them upon various alarm systems, also considering fire detection systems. I am going to provide the Petersons with two reports, one outlining a basic security system for the family, and the other a more advanced top of the range system. T...
  • Authors Ray Bradbury And Stephen Vincent Benet
    666 words
    Literary Analysis Has technology evolved to the point that it can destroy mankind? Or is mankind going to destroy may destroy them. In "There Will Come Soft Rains", the author characterizes mankind's lack of social skills by depicting a house that can do everything a human can and technology? The authors of these short stories show how mankind's ignorance towards technology hus creating a breaking communication between humans, which is their destruction in the end. In these stories, "The Sound o...
  • Setting And Mood And Plot
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    The Fall of the House of Usher There are many factors that contribute to creating a horrifying or suspenseful nature in books, plays, movies, etc. Without perfect detail, the author's effort is mundane. Poe's story The Fall of the House of Usher accomplished the task of intriguing the reader from the very beginning. The beginning of the story is most likely where the literary elements come into play. By first stating the settings and surroundings and then creating a mood we obtain the general gi...
  • Good Play
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    Critique of Arms and the Man The play took place during the time period of the Russian revolution, I believe. I m not entirely sure, but it was Bulgaria and Syria fighting. The setting took place entirely in the house of the Petkoff house; a Bulgarian major's house and family. The plot was a pretty basic, straightforward concept. It's in the middle of the war, and fighting is occurring right outside the house. Catherine, a daughter is about to go to sleep, when a soldier bursts into her room thr...

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