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The Black Cat

The Black Cat

by Edgar Allan Poe

Black Cats

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

If you are looking for information on one or the other of the black cats here in this section, we can understand why. These furry friends seem like symbols or allegories. However, we cover their symbolic and allegorical aspects in their "Character Analyses."

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