"The Masque of the Red Mask" Edgar Allen Poe

"The Masque of the Red Mask" Edgar Allen Poe

More Options: Make a Folding Card

Storyboard Description

This storyboard does not have a description.

Storyboard Text

  • Introduction
  • A horrible plague has invaded the town. Despite this there is some good news. Prince Prospero , has a magnificent party planned.
  • The party's main purpose is as an escape from death. It will take place in the "deep seclusion of one of his castellated" abbeys, and all the healthy people are invited where The Prince "provided all the appliances of pleasure".
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • Prince Prospero has Seven Rooms in the house, each representing different emotions. "The seventh apartment was closely shrouded in black velvet tapestries that hung all over the ceiling and down the walls," this room represented the emotion or feel of death.
  • Climax
  • Prince Prospero had found out the new guest has arrived wearing a mask that looked like a corpse and it angered him because he was scaring his guests. The prince went to confront the creature but he was really facing his own death, the death he was avoiding.
  • Falling Action
  • The death of the prince was the ultimate turning point.
  • "And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death. He had come like a thief in the night. And one by one dropped the resellers in the blood-bedewed halls of their revel.."
  • Resolution
  • "And the life of the ebony clock went out with that of the last of the gay. And the flames of the tripods expired."
  • This was the end. All of the guests were faced with their inevitable death.
More Storyboards By saraxmartinez
Explore Our Articles and Examples

Try Our Other Websites!

Photos for Class – Search for School-Safe, Creative Commons Photos (It Even Cites for You!)
Quick Rubric – Easily Make and Share Great-Looking Rubrics
abcBABYart – Create Custom Nursery Art