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Name: Diego Salazar Class Period: 5th “The Masque of the Red Death” Characterization through Symbolism Graphic Organizer Main Character(s): For each main character, write 2 to 3 adjectives characterizing them 1. Prince Prospero: Ignorant, Greedy, Arrogant 2. Death: Unforgiving, Inevitable, Unfavoring 3. Partygoers: Fearful, Ignorant Symbolism: What was the primary symbol you observed in the text? 1. The Red Death, symbolizing death itself. What is each character’s relationship to the symbol? What emotional impact does the symbol have on them? (If applicable) 1. Prince Prospero: Uses his wealth in an attempt to stave off the Red Death, however when he is stricken by it his underlying characteristics show, such as fear and desperation. 2. Death: The Red Death symbolizes death itself, or other inevitable things that will affect everybody eventually. 3. Partygoers: Characteristic of desperation in an attempt to escape inevitability, attempting to utilize the power of others in the process.

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