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At least in my own experience. I loved the narration and of course, how it ends.
The tale is centered around a mysterious box and a sea travel. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Captain Hardy had arranged, then, to register the box merely as baggage. But the end truly made it even weirder. Aug 13, Safia Sabbagh rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Oblong Boxplease sign up.
Wonderfully-told tale that kept my interest, with a little bit of the “creepy factor.
For the most part, Poe’s stories are about psychological disturbances and horrors, which I can respect. Though not one of Poe’s classics, it was, none the less a classic to me.
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The Oblong Box
I pitied him from the bottom of my heart… Originally posted on my blog on June 21, That’s way more exciting than some guy carting his dead wife back home. I was dreaming of view spoiler [bloodsucking vampires hide spoiler ]but I should’ve known that would be far too adventurous for Poe. His Life and Legacy. The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead. The narrator learns that his old college friend Cornelius Wyatt is aboard with his wife and two sisters, though he has reserved three state-rooms.
What can I say?
The Oblong Box by Edgar Allan Poe
View all 5 comments. As the Independence passes Cape Hatteras it is caught in a terrible hurricane. Jan 17, Alejandra Sandoval rated it really liked it. Nov 02, Shelley rated it really liked it. Jul 05, Tweety rated it liked it Shelves: Poe’s stories are so filled with view spoiler [besotten chaps, that I really should’ve predicted where this tale was headed, but gosh darn’t, I wanted some dang vampires! Thanks to Carol for steering me to this one.
I love the way Poe takes the obvious and weaves a story around it. Allan would rear Poe to be a businessman and a Virginia gentleman, but Poe had dreams of being a writer in emulation of his childhood hero the British poet Lord Byron. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Johns Hopkins University Press Want to Read saving…. Eddgar other projects Wikisource.
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I am sure I would have enjoyed this story so much more if the narrator hadn’t sounded like he was lecturing instead of reading an Edgar Allan Poe short story.
oblonnga The narrator of The Oblong Box, while on a packet-ship journey from Charleston, South Carolina, to New York City, becomes unusually curious about an oblong pine box that is kept in the state room of an old school acquaintance, Cornelius Wyatt The story opens with the unnamed narrator recounting a summer sea voyage from CharlestonSouth Carolina to New York City aboard the ship Independence.
The mystery is pretty obvious from the beginning, but the narration alan brilliant and very entertaining.
The Oblong Box (short story)
This is the Poe of legend. He had intended to return the body to her mother but bringing a corpse on board would oblinga caused panic among the passengers. Jun 18, Natalie rated it liked it Shelves: I mean, hello, as soon as he mentioned the dimensions of the box, it was p This story didn’t seem like it followed the usual line of Poe; instead of the foreboding atmosphere of horror, this felt more inquisitive.