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3-Alarm Fire In Irving Apartment Complex Displaces Multiple Families

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IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) — With how close the buildings are to each other at the Remington Hills Apartments, it’s amazing that firefighters were able to contain the three-alarm flames to one building without threatening the surrounding homes. 224 more words


The Philosophy of Success

Poe know what to do to make his writing successful. He had his seven philosophies of composition, that he compiled from examining his own writing and the writing of other successful authors. 409 more words

"I Have this Condition..."

“The Fall of the House of Usher” opens on a dreary, gloomy scene with an equally ominous house. The story documents the narrator’s adventure to help an old friend and the dark and supernatural turn this quest takes. 928 more words


1839 is Still Relevant Today?

In “The Fall of the House of Usher”, Edgar Allen Poe uses unity of effect through tone to explain the supernatural. The tone he sets through out the story is dark, gloomy, and depressing, so when he writes about supernatural events, they’re twisted and creepy. 310 more words


Poe, Irving and Horror Movies?

Edgar Allen Poe’s effect in “The Fall of the House of Usher” was different from Washington Irving’s effect in “The Devil and Tom Walker.” If they had both written their stories in the same way, I believe that they would have had the same effect. 305 more words


Gothic Ways

Edgar Allan Poe wrote the Philosophy of Composition, which he explained to be the correct way to write a good story. Some of his pints to focus on know the ending before beginning, choosing a tone, and establishing a climax. 423 more words

The Intimidation Factor

For this blog, I am going to show how writers: Edgar Allen Poe and Washington Irving, and football legends: Lawrence Taylor and Jack Tatum, are connected by their use of fear and the effect it has in the reader/opponent. 553 more words