‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’. Critical Essay - Introduction. Warm up. Try to identify the well-know phrase or expression in the following Dingbats:. Structure. 1. 2. 3. Introduction. Main body. Conclusion. Introduction. Introduction.
Change the essay question into a statement which includes the author’s name and the title.
Edgar Allan Poe creates tension in ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ by using many different techniques. As a work of gothic fiction, tension is very important, and Poe uses all the techniques available to him to create tension, such as stylistic devices, characterisation, setting and plot. Gothic fiction is a genre of fiction that became popular during Victorian times. It was characterised by several features, for example, old, rundown settings and certain types of characters, like the ‘madman’ main character and narrator of this short story.
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