English102 essay - is there is no escaping death. The story...

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1Aaron Bourey English 102 06C March 5, 2007 Edgar Allen Poe’s short story “The Masque of the Red Death” is a story that has many different literary elements. Theme is a literary element that describes the idea or point that the author is trying to make that is revealed in the story. Theme is an important literary element in this short story. It is pretty clear in this story through a number of different events that the theme
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Unformatted text preview: is there is no escaping death. The story begins by telling the reader that there is a disease called the Red Death that has plagued the country. It is important that Poe established that there is a disease because it plays a considerable role in the plot and at the same time helps develop a theme in this story. Prince Prospero is the Bourey 1...
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