Black Cat And Tell Tale Heart Venn Diagram

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A graphical display-based comparison of two short stories by Poe - some of the placements of the statements in the venn diagram are purposefully contentious to encourage debate!

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Black Cat And Tell Tale Heart Venn Diagram

  1. 1. Cf.<br />
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  4. 4. Where should each of the following statements be placed in the Venn diagram?<br />How does each statement relate to the tension in the stories?<br />
  5. 5. The narrator is haunted by his deviant action<br />
  6. 6. The narrator is haunted by his deviant action<br />
  7. 7. The narrator is self-congratulatory<br />
  8. 8. The narrator is self-congratulatory<br />
  9. 9. The narrator is facing execution for his crimes<br />
  10. 10. The narrator is facing execution for his crimes<br />
  11. 11. The text continually builds in tension until its climax<br />
  12. 12. The text continually builds in tension until its climax<br />
  13. 13. The events of the story that are narrated, cover several years<br />
  14. 14. The events of the story that are narrated, cover several years<br />
  15. 15. The story explores the consequences of allowing the ‘imp of the perverse’ to gain control<br />
  16. 16. The story explores the consequences of allowing the ‘imp of the perverse’ to gain control<br />
  17. 17. The narrator blames alcohol for his actions<br />
  18. 18. The narrator blames alcohol for his actions<br />
  19. 19. The narrator is unreliable and questionably sane<br />
  20. 20. The narrator is unreliable and questionably sane<br />
  21. 21. The eye is a significant symbol in the story<br />
  22. 22. The eye is a significant symbol in the story<br />
  23. 23. It is unclear whether the narrator’s own sense of guilt has led to his downfall or if a supernatural event has taken place<br />
  24. 24. It is unclear whether the narrator’s own sense of guilt has led to his downfall or if a supernatural event has taken place<br />
  25. 25. The cruelty of the narrator is emphasized<br />
  26. 26. The cruelty of the narrator is emphasized<br />
  27. 27. Anaphora is used to build tension in the text<br />
  28. 28. Anaphora is used to build tension in the text<br />
  29. 29. Poe has used light and darkness to control the focus of the story <br />
  30. 30. Poe has used light and darkness to control the focus of the story <br />
  31. 31. The story has moments of dark humour <br />
  32. 32. The story has moments of dark humour <br />
  33. 33. The narrator claims to suffer from an illness that makes the senses more acute<br />
  34. 34. The narrator claims to suffer from an illness that makes the senses more acute<br />
  35. 35. There is something morally satisfying about the story’s ending<br />
  36. 36. There is something morally satisfying about the story’s ending<br />
  37. 37. The text has more than one phase in the build up of tension<br />
  38. 38. The text has more than one phase in the build up of tension<br />
  39. 39. The narrator’s motives for committing his crimes are unclear<br />
  40. 40. The narrator’s motives for committing his crimes are unclear<br />
  41. 41. Poe uses silence and stillness to build tension<br />
  42. 42. Poe uses silence and stillness to build tension<br />
  43. 43. Examine the ways in which Edgar Allan Poe establishes and sustains tension in two short stories you have read<br />
  44. 44. Compare and contrast the ways in which Edgar Allan Poe establishes and sustains tension in two short stories you have read<br />
  45. 45.
  46. 46. An essay is basically a stack of burgers – <br />A stack of ideas, supported by evidence from the text and analysis that directly answers the question set<br />

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