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are there any stories by Edgar Allan Poe that can be compared to The Premature Burial.

(excluding The Tell Tale Heart)

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  1. How about "The Cask of Amontillado"?

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  2. Compared in what way? Story-telling technique, plot, use of literary devises?

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  3. Compared in any way possible, or at least 3 of the six.

    Elements that you might include in your comparison include the following:
    • Theme
    • Structure of story
    • Use of figurative language, literary elements, motif, and imagery
    • Characterization
    • Element of fear
    • Historical basis

    I'll try The Cask of Amontillado

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  4. I think you could compare and contrast any two of his stories. I rather like "The Fall of the House of Usher".

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  5. Remember -- to compare is to tell how they are similar, but to contrast is to tell how they are different.

    Are you clear on your assignment?

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