The Masque of the Red Death
Updated: 1/28/2021
The Masque of the Red Death

Storyboard Text

  • "That at the eastern extremity was hung, for example in blue—and vividly blue were its windows."
  • The Prince
  • Setting: The setting is the first chamber, the blue room. It had an eastern extremity vivid blue windows.
  • Theme: Time passes by no matter what so death is inescapable.
  • "And the life of the ebony clock went out with that of the last of the gay."
  • And one by one dropped the revellers in the blood-bedewed halls of their revel, and died each in the despairing posture of his fall.
  • Diction: Horror, Despair, Death
  • Mood: Gruesome, terrifying, depressing