Edgar Allan Poe
the entry for "Masque of the Red Death" found on this informative
site. What are your thoughts about the narrator, the mysterious
plague, and the theme of the story? Write a short opinion paper
explaining your views.
plagues' prey on society's worst fears
the ideas of a contemporary sociologist on modern plagues. In
a short paper, compare the description of modern society's attitudes
and fears with those of the characters in Poe's short story.