Essays about: "Isolation in berenice and fall of house of usher"

Found 1 essay containing the words Isolation in berenice and fall of house of usher.

  1. 1. Poe's Gothic Protagonist : Isolation and melancholy in four of Poe's works

    University essay from Högskolan i Kalmar/Humanvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Wrangö; [2008]
    Keywords : Edgar Allan Poe; Poe; Isolation; Melancholy; Gothic; Protagonist; The Raven; The Fall of the House of Usher; Berenice; Ligeia;

    Abstract : This paper will argue that there are similarities between “The Raven”, “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “Ligeia” and “Berenice” in their treatment of the common motifs of isolation and melancholy, and, furthermore, that their protagonists are similar due to their relation to these two motifs. The paper will also argue that the usage of the motif of isolation is a strategic way for the author to emphasise the Gothic horror. READ MORE