3.05 Edgar Allan Poe Fear - 3.05 Part A(Answer The story...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

3.05 Part A (Answer) : The story The Premature Burial is about the narrator's fear of being buried alive. At the time when this was published, people feared being buried alive. The theme of this story is that you can overcome your fear(s) as long as you don't think about negative things in your life. The narrator has catalepsy which is a condition where a person can’t move or speak. This condition can last up to hours or even months. The narrator doesn’t want to be alone but because of his condition and he is afraid that they will think that he is dead. At the end of the story after he awakes from his dream, he becomes a new man. This brand new man learns to conquer his fears and eventually loses his disorder, catalepsy. Part B (Answer) : The theme of this story is that you can overcome your fear(s) as long as you don't think about negative things in your life. For my experience of actual fear, I was with my best friend. We were at Universal Studios and we were about to go on a roller coaster called Rip Ride Rocket. I was so nervous that I could speak. Haha and similarly just like the character! We I was guided to my seat I felt as if my face were a black sheet of copy paper. As I sat down and got strapped him, I realized that there were no shoulder restraints! After that I became more fearful! Next thing I know, I’m holding on to my best friend’s hand while facing up to the sky and she’s screaming that I’m hurting her. As soon as I let go, we drop I have no idea how many degrees downwards. I forgot to mention that we got to pick what song we wanted to play while
Image of page 1

Subscribe to view the full document.

Image of page 2
  • Spring '17
  • Mrs. McGee
  • narrator, The Premature Burial, Claustrophobia

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern