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The Gashlycrumb Tinies. by. Edward Gorey. Gorey has a unique style of contrast and texture that mixes the absurd with humor. A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears. C is for Clara who wasted away. D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh.

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The gashlycrumb tinies

The Gashlycrumb Tinies

by

Edward Gorey

Gorey has a unique style of contrast and texture that mixes the absurd with humor.


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A is for Amy who fell down the stairs.


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B is for Basil assaulted by bears.


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C is for Clara who wasted away.


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D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh.


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E is for Ernest who choaked on a peach.


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F is for Fanny sucked dry by a leech.


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G is for George smothered under a rug.


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H is for Hector done in by a thug.


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I is for Ida who drowned in a lake.


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J is for James who took lye by mistake.


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K is for Kate who was struck by an axe.


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L is for Leo who swallowed some tacks.


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M is for Maude who was swept out to sea.


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N is for Neville who died of ennui.


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O is for Olive who was done in with an awl.


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P is for Prue trampled flat in a brawl.


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Q is for Quentin who sank in a mire.


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R is for Rhoda consumed by a fire.


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S is for Susan who perished in fits.


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T is for Titus who flew into bits.


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U is for Una who slipped down a drain.


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V is for Victor squashed under a train.


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W is for Winnie embedded in ice.


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X is for Xerxes devoured by mice.


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Y is for Yorick whose head was knocked in.


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Z is for Zillah who drank too much gin.


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