3 Works in The Black Cat - Edgar Allan Poe
I woke up with my least favorite song in my head, the 99 bottles on the wall and couldn't fall asleep anymore. I tried getting rid of it because I hate it when I wake up with a song I hate stuck in my head.
I thought the best way to get rid of it is by writing down a short story, while listening to one of my favorite songs and using the inspiration from a book from one of my favorite authors.
It’s still just a short story, like all of my other stores. It doesn’t have a deeper spiritual, moral or ethical meaning.
(Excerpt). "Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Black Cat” is, perhaps, not a story for the cat lovers of the world. While the black cats in question are not demonized as they would be in some stories, cat lovers will be horrified by the abuse the first cat suffers at the hand of the narrator, and indeed, may come to hate the narrator himself."
An analysis behind the meanings of the cats in this story.
- Part 5 of Essays I Don't Want to Delete
25 Jan 2019