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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- Spring '08
- English, Edgar Allan Poe, literary element, 1Aaron Bourey English