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The Masque of the Red Death

The Masque of the Red Death

by Edgar Allan Poe

Art Imagery

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

A lot of the same stuff that suggests the masquerade is a dream – hat sense of unreality, hypermeaningfulness, exaggerated colors and imagery – may also suggest that the masquerade is a product of the imagination…an artist's imagination. For more on the art theme, check out Prospero's character analysis.

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