Tales of mystery and imagination; Edgar A. Poe

Literatura universal contemporánea. Narrativa (relato) de terror y misterio # Argument

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  • Idioma: inglés
  • País: España España
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TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION

THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

Roderick Usher lived in “House of Usher” with his ill sister Madeline. Roderick wrote a letter to a friend, because Roderick was ill.

When the friend went to “House of Usher”, he saw strange things.

Roderick's sister was very ill. One day she stopped breathing and Roderick and his friend burried Lady Madeline. But Lady Madeline wasn't dead.

After the time Roderick and his friend heard noises. It was Madeline who come out off her coffin. When Roderick saw her sister, he died.

His friend ran, and the “House of Usher” fell down, with Roderick and Madeline in the house.

THE BLACK CAT

The protagonists of the story are Pluto (the cat) and his owner.

Pluto's owner began to drink, and he became violent. One day, Pluto's owner killed Pluto because he was drunk. After the time, Pluto's owner saw a black cat, like Pluto. He got the cat and brougth it home.

He also began to hate the cat. He wanted to kill the cat. He tried to kill the animal, but he did wrong and killed his wife.

The police visited Pluto's owner and discovered the dead body. He went to prision.

THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

The Red Death had been in the country for many years. It had killed many pople. The Prince Prospero gathered 1000 people in his castle. The days went lay and everybody was happy. The Prince Prospero decided to celebrate a masked party.

The Red Death was found among the guests. The first to die was the Prince Prospero, after, everybody died little by little.

WILLIAM WILSON

William Wilson is the protagonist of this story, this name isn't his real name, because his real name is too well known, too hated in every corner of the world.

Well, William Wilson was a boy that liked giving orders, but there was a boy, that doesn't like giving his orders. His name is William Wilson, too.

William Wilson 2 always copied what the other did.

William Wilson was 3 years in eton, in a school. And he saw him again. After that William Wilson went to Oxford University.

Every nigth William playing cards, began to win a lot of money.

One night, William Wilson was playing cards with Glendinning, but William Wilson 2 appeared and said that William did tricks, and expelled him.

William Wilson began to travel around the world, but always saw William 2.

William Wilson began to be afraid off William Wilson 2.

Finally, William killed 2, but William and William 2 was the same person. William Wilson killed himself.

THE TELL-TALE HEART

I live with an Old man. The old man has a strange eye. I spy the Old man every night, I shines my lantern on the Old man's eye.

On the 8th day, I spy the Old man again, but his eye frigtense me, so that, I go into the Old man's room and I kill him, after I cut him into pieces and bury him under the floor.

At once, the police arrives and I confess.

PERSONAL OPINION

I think that this is a boring book, because I don't like this book because it's a terror book, and very subrealist.

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