Honors American Lit
The Masque of Red Death By Edgar Allan Poe
Interpreted by Rachel VanKeulen
As the Red Death Disease terrorizes the country, Prince Prospero invites his friends to the safety of his abbey. Inside the black room, a grandfather clock rings eerily every hour.
While the party is raging in the blue room, the eerie music of the grandfather clock rings one again. This time however, a masked figure arrives along with it.
Infuriated by the mysterious guest, Prince Prospero chases the figure through the seven rooms with a dagger in hand, while the guests watch in terror.
Just before the Prince can catch up to the figure, the figure turns around. The prince falls over- dead.
The guests find nothing underneath the mask, and everyone dies from the Red Death,
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