"I grew angry with the silence, the monotony of nature"
"As I looked upon the words again, they had changed to SILENCE
As I looked upon the man, he shuddered in fear and terror.
He soon ran afar off, I would never glimpse him again.
I then lay down at the feet of the demon, and looked him in the face.
Purpose: To show the horror in silence, which Poe relates to his life up to the time of writing this. Theme: Mankind's affinity for Chaos/Fear of Silence Point of View: First Person Poe's Literary Style: Exposing Common Fears: Silence Gothic Literary Style: Transgressions: The Demon's Torture of 'The Man' through silence