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The Masque of the Red Death

The Masque of the Red Death

  

by Edgar Allan Poe

Antagonist

Character Role Analysis

The Red Death

The antagonist is the evil guy who represents the forces of death and destruction. The antagonist in this story, the Red Death, is pretty straightforward: he is Death and destruction. And for Prince Prospero and his friends, Death is one hell of a party pooper.


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