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Dark Romanticism

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Dark Romanticism
Cameron Dumas
Mrs. Kirschner
English II
10/5/12
Dark Romantics Analyzed on an intellectual view
Dark Romanticism is American Literature that consist 1 of
dark and gruesome symbols to tell the story. It's 2

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psychological and horrific themes have been mastered by three

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main 3 authors; Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and

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and "My low 5 and humble home" by Nathaniel Hawthorne. In

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Edgar Allen's "Fall of the house 6 of the Usher", the Ushers

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surround. The house also is making everyone have second

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thoughts on what it can do. Poe's second famous works is 9 the

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Herman Melville. Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne


have three great pieces that are interesting and intriguing to
analyze. The three captivating works are "Fall of the house 4 of
the Usher", "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe,

house is haunted and has consumed the bad 7 and evil diseases
that has 8 been given off from the trees and ponds that

"The Cask of Amontillado" which is about the main character


Montresor getting horrible and gruesome revenge on his
acquaintance Fortunato. The last famous piece of writing is by
Nathaniel Hawthorne "My low 10 and humble home".
Hawthorne really 11 captures the different elements and
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story is not only the physical 19 fall of the house but the Usher's

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family too. It states that Roderick and his sister are the only

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pretty 26 and nice 27. It has gold and yellow and bright colors

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that are symbolizing angelic 28 type styles. But on 29 the inside

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"Cask of Amontillado" expresses imagery when it reads the

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part about entering the cellar/vault. The cellar 34/vault

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represents death and burial of the Montresor family, but not

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emotions his house encounter
at different stages of 12 the day.

The symbols used in "The Cask of Amontillado" are ironic


because Fortunato means fortunate in Italian. This is ironic
because he is unfortunately killed by his own acquaintance
Montresor 13. The irony continues when he attends the fair in
the joker 14 outfit with bells walking into his own 15 deadly trap.
In "The Fall of the House of Usher" the meaning the "Fall of
the House" is an actual scene in the story. The fissure that is
observed in 16 the beginning of the story finally cracks and the
house falls into the the 17, 18 lake. Another crucial symbol in this

two living in the family, so when they die so does the family
name. The last works written by Nathaniel Hawthorne is "My
low 20 and humble home".21 "My low 22 and humble home is 23
very interesting 24, 25 because the outside of the house is

it's 30 very demonic and morrow 31. I think the inside represents
lucifer 32 meanings 33 and the outside represents beauty and
heavenly meanings.

knowing Fortunato will soon be joining the deceased family.


The wine Montresor has Fortunato taste also represents death
and vengeance because Montresor wants to pay Fortunato
something that he will never forget. "My low 35 and humble

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home" has tons of imagery within the story. First the setting in

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a beautiful and nice 36 green valley with pretty 37 flowers. This

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demonic. The robes are filled with sorrow and they make you

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more and fill empty for people(). "The Fall of the House of

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Usher" the house represents another part to 40 their family. It is

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house also represents how stable their family was. Meaning

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their family was very scarce in numbers had no intuity 41.

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being sent into the next world. The second figurative language

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is a great symbol. "A huge human foot 49 d'or 50, in a field

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azure; the foot crushes a serpent rampant whose fangs are

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image describes that the house is beautiful and represents


hospitality and cordial meaning. But when 38 you enter this
delightful house 39 the image completely flips. It is dark and

like the house is another member because when the house falls
so does Roderick and Madeline. The broken rock under the

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clearly stated when the house falls and the narrator says that
the falling of the house sounded like the "voice of a thousand
waters 42".43 This meaning of thousand voices 44 means that all
of the family members that have past 45 are yelling because it is
their whole family history that just fell into the water. There
are two figurative meanings that stand 46 out in "The Cask of
Amontillado". The first is a hyperbole.47 "The thousand
injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could".48 This is a
hyperbole because he did not encounter 1000 injuries while

imbedded 51 in the heel.", this 52 phrase is their family "motto".


It fits perfectly 53 because what fortunato 54 did to him was bad
"the snake" and his destiny/fate was crushed 55 "his foot".

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The overall tone in "The Cask of Amontillado" is very evil.

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The story gave off a revengeful demeanor, Montresor 56 always

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had an evil eye and a dead eye for Fortunato because of what

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because when the house cracked and fell into the water 59, 60 it

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was like Roderick and Madeline just joined the rest of the

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family. Lastly "My low 61 and Humble Home" and two main

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switched once the narrator entered the house 64. It was no

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longer an humble 65 abode, it 66 turned into a dilapidated hovel.

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The tone completely change because the house 67 started to

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he did. "The Fall of the House of Usher" had an overall tone or


solemn and dreadful. There was no hope or faith to keep the
family name alive. There was also a small 57 tone 58 of death

controlling tones. One tone was happy and fruitful when they
were talking about the outside of the house. The house
appeared as a welcoming humble abode. The tone 62 totally 63

give off a different sense/feeling.