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Masking Fear: A Focus on Setting in Poe's "Masque of the Red Death"

Unit 8: Literacy: Brooding, Dark and Gothic Poetry and Short Stories (Romanticism Part II)
Lesson 5 of 6

Objective: SWBAT analyze how Poe's central character, Prince Prospero, portrays the elements of Gothic literature through mapping a setting reflecting his character.

Big Idea: The setting of "Masque of the Red Death" reflects the themes of the piece: time is fleeting, madness takes its toll.

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