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Masque of the red death 1 – On your blank sheet of paper, write down all the symbols you can find in the Masque of the Red Death and briefly explain their importance. the clock – symbolized time and when it stopped, time was over for the revelers. It was also black which can represent evil and death. 2 – Go back to the story and find words that are context clues to the tone of the story Choose 7-10 from the story that relate to the tone and create mood. 3 – Last, look for some quotes that really capture the tone and mood of the story. You do not have to use the entire sentence, but find some sentences or phrases that really stand out. Make sure you note what page the are found on.
Directions for One Pager 1 – On your blank sheet of paper, draw an image that is appropriate for your story. Think of the major symbols, tone and mood of the story. Draw something that is related to one of these elements. You may not copy a picture from the book. 2 – Choose five keys words from the story that relate to the tone and mood. Place them on or around your illustration on the front of your paper. Key words are words that actually appear in the text that you think have power and meaning and relate to the author’s tone and mood. 3 – Choose two quotations from the story. This can be any phrase, sentence or paragraph that you think is important in the story. It should also be related to the tone and mood of the story. Make sure that you place the quotations around these passages and use MLA documentation. “And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death” (Poe 394). Each step is worth 33% of your grade. Neatness, spelling and following directions will also be considered.
Directions for One Pager 4 – Now for the fun stuff!! Look at your image, key words, and quotations. How do these help your illustration express the symbolism, tone, mood of the story? ON THE BACK OF YOUR ONE-PAGER, write a paragraph. This paragraph should be at least 6 to 8 good sentences. Do not give a plot summary of the story. It must explain the importance of this symbol(s) tell how the symbol relates to the overall theme and effectiveness of the story. discuss the tone and mood of the story. Use your text evidence to support your answers. This part is a separate quiz grade…pay attention to all requirements above.
Directions for One Pager In “The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allen Poe, the harp is very symbolic. It is described as “an instrument that bellowed a death knell to the entire soiree” (Poe 396). Words like death and bellowed signify the very ominous mood Poe sets with his horrifying tone. The harp itself seemed to be a tool of the Red Death, reminding Prince Prospero’s guests that death is inevitable. The harp is also describes as “crimson in color” (Poe 398). Red is a highly symbolic color, representing blood and anger. Poe’s color choice further develops the tone and mood by continuing to be tied back to death and violence.