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A Predicament (short story)

  • Includes: How to Write a Blackwood Article
  • Type: Short Story

A Predicament, originally The Scythe of Time, is a short story by author Edgar Allan Poe. The introduction to the narrative is titled How to Write a Blackwood Article, originally The Signora Zenobia, which satirizes the formulaic horror stories often found in the Scottish Blackwood's Magazine. - AsNotedIn




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1838/11/00 Edgar Allan Poe Author Edgar All Poe's "How to Write a Blackwood Article" and "A Predicament" are published as "The Psyche Zenobia" and "The Scythe of Time".
1838/11/00 Blackwood's Magazine Satirical Target Edgar All Poe's "How to Write a Blackwood Article" and "A Predicament" are published as "The Psyche Zenobia" and "The Scythe of Time".

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Particulars for A Predicament (short story):
Narrative Arts Comedy, Humor the quality of being amusing or comic, especially as expressed in literature or speech.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Gothic Fiction genre of decaying settings, medieval locales with dark atmosphere of isolation, mystery and terror
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Narrative Arts Satire the use of humor, irony, exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity, hypocrisy or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

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Original Language: English



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