Setting - It was a very dark and scary atmosphere due to the plague out break. So the prince and his nobles all hid in one of his castle abbeys. In it, there were 7 rooms, the first one being blue. they were having a party when a creepy, red, bloody figure popped up. Click To EditSo Help Insert ParagraphUndoes the last commandRedoes the last commandTabUntabSet a bold styleSet a italic styleSet a underline styleSet a strikethrough styleClean a styleSet left alignSet center alignSet right alignSet full alignToggle unordered listToggle ordered listOutdent on current paragraphIndent on current paragraphChange current block's format as a paragraph(P tag)Change current block's format as H1Change current block's format as H2Change current block's format as H3Change current block's format as H4Change current block's format as H5Change current block's format as H6Insert horizontal rulelinkDialog.show Summernote 0.8.11 · Project · Issues
"That at the eastern extremity was hung, for example, in blue—and vividly blue were its windows" "the figure in question had out-Heroded Herod, and gone beyond the bounds of even the prince’s indefinite decorum"
1st of 7 rooms
Scary 7th room(room avoided)
Symbolism - The color red symbolizes death. When the figure, that was in a red bloody robe, was cornered in the room that was sketchy, he "killed" the Prince. So in the story, death came in the figure of a red figure.
"There was a sharp cry-and the dagger dropped gleaming upon the sable carpet, upon which, instantly afterward, fell prostrate in death the Prince Prospero."
Scary 7th room (room avoided)
All of the knights, dames, and Prince Prospero died at the end because the tried to hide from the plague, that spread like wildfire, and failed horrifically.
Theme - You can't hide from death.
"And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion overall."