Not long later Egaeus developed a disease that made him forget and not be able to control himself or remember what he had done.
One day Egaeus was in the library looking at Berenice when she smiled. His disease took over and everything he could think about was her white teeth.
Later in the strory Berenice Passes away with epilepsy.
1) Author's purpose for writing this short story? Scare people horror story. 2) Author's intended theme? Death of the narrators love. 3) Point of view? told from Egaeus 4) Identify and explain at least one element of Poe's literary style shown in this short story? half closed eye- This story setting was strange, odd. 5) Identify and explain at least one characteristic of Gothic literature found in this short story? Love Egaeus loved Berenice but before he was to marry her she died.
During the middle of the night Egaeus digs up his cousins grave and takes her white teeth.
Egaeus does not remember anything from that night. He finds his clothes from the night before and they are dirty and bloody.