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In the beginning of the 1800s many writers emerged in America but most were frowned upon because their writing did not interest the public One may think that writers are boring but writers and poets were the rock stars of the nineteenth century Some of the most famous authors used their philosophy to explore the dark side of ones mind Poes use of horror scared most of his readers away during his time but now he is being commended for his unique style and ingenious works Edgar Allan Poe has profoundly influenced literature along with movies and stories He is credited with the transformation of the short story from anecdote to art Using his amazing imagination Poe was able to create a fantasies in his fiction to strengthen his plot and lasting impression Edgar Allan Poe uses unique narration time devices and unusual settings in his tales to explain how fantasy can become reality Edgar Allan Poe uses unique narration in his tales occasionally to let the reader enter the confused mind of the narrator Many of Poes stories include a nameless narrator telling his stories Nameless narrators occur frequently in Poes tales which are know for their docility and humanity of disposition Lowell 7 Tales including The Masque of the Red Death and The Tell-tale Heart give background information but Poe never introduces the narrator However each narrator is distinct from eachother in all the stories Some of the narrators are sane and some are insane Poe reminds us quite often what a fine line separates sanity from insanity Warren 2 Poe includes a nameless narrator in his tales by frequently using first person narration Poe uses first person narration to intensify the horror by not stating a name so the story can apply to anyone Fagin 68 In M Valdemar Poe wants to reader to feel like he is in the story at the bed of a dying man by trying to make
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