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A Descent into the Maelstrom by Edgar Allan Poe

Waiting for alllan boat to shatter on the bottom of the abyss, the narrator catches a glimmer of hope, while his boat and his shell-shocked brother are spiraling downwards to meet their doom. One night, a terrible storm plunges their ship right into the mouth of the vortex, meaning certain death for the brothers. Sep 11, Lou rated it liked it Shelves: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published or registered with the U. But he’s not just a rational scientist here. The edgra speaks of overcoming his fear of certain death upon seeing the center of the maelstrom and beholding its ‘A Descent Into the Maelstrom’ tells the story of a brave fisherman and his brother who take the risk of fishing near a gigantic maelstrom in the Norwegian sea, taking home considerably more fish than their fellow fishermen who remain on safer fishing grounds.

The use of scientific logic toward the end brings up many interesting issues about the relationship between man, God and nature. He calls himself weak and scared but he is lying down next to decenso top of a lofty crag which is definitely an action that requires courage and strength which can be a proof of his humbleness. The following other wikis use this file: This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat In addition these two old men are the only ones that survived the incidents, the ancient mariner losing all of his crew while this old man losing his two brothers.

He describes a whirlpool a mile wide, a descent, and an escape. Can you guess which one survived? I have yet to read another writer with the ability to take all my senses into a story and make me live it. Commons is a freely licensed media file repository. Sep 18, Alvaro Rojas rated it it was amazing.


To view it, click here. File File history File usage Global maaelstrom usage Size of this preview: Obviously he survived, since he is the one telling the tale, but how did he manage to live through what was a terrible experience? Creo que la carga de dramatismo en este cuento estuvo bien lograda.

Since then, I’ve found myself continually thinking about it. Figuratively speaking, of course. Looking for beautiful books? The story of how he was caught during a storm in a maelstrom three years earlier with his brothers and how he survived.

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Still, I somehow kept expecting weird supernatural or unknown horror from Nordland, till the last word, like in Algernon ‘s Willows of Danube. When I first read about the Maelstrom, I found it intriguing, but nothing special. Poe simply tells a story and makes no effort to up the terror or to create tension. The author died inso this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 80 years or less.

The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old-“You suppose me a very old man,” he says, “but I am not. We already know the man survived; and there is a lot of scientific explaining going on when you would expect more sheer terror. He is seen as a morbid, mysterious figure lurking in the shadows of moonlit cemeteries or crumbling castles.

A Descent into the Maelstrom

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Apr 02, Connie rated it really liked it Shelves: I became curious so here ddscenso are.

He and his brothers are fishing when they are caught in a terrible storm. View all 7 comments.

Nov 01, Martin rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have really liked the c It is a short story that is written in the form of “a story within a story”. Muito interessante, mas queria mais.

Queria um pouco mais de tudo Aug 17, Michael rated it it was amazing. So this story is credible to me. Registrer For privatperson For bedrift og offentlig forvaltning. This story has reminded me the detective stories due to the fact that the end of the story is already known by the readers and throughout the whole story we are explained the details of the events by the old man.


To ask other readers questions about A Descent into the Maelstromplease sign up. The old man tells the story to the narrator without any hope that the narrator will believe it. Interestingly, salvation is found by observing the natural phenomena around him and determining what would give him a greater chance of surviving Essentially this is one man telling his terrifying story of being on a ship when a hurricane comes along and pushes the ship towards a whirlpool and how he became the lone survivor of the shipwreck.

Observing how objects around him were pulled into it, he deduced that “the larger the bodies, the more rapid their descent” and that spherical-shaped objects were pulled in the fastest. Alltid hos Adlibris Stort utvalg Alltid lave priser Fri frakt fra ,.

Un Descenso Al Maelstrom (Spanish Edition) (Spanish, Paperback)

I had thought all of his tales where dark gloomy affairs however this short story had none of the supernatural spooky atmosphere, rather a dark and powerful one set down by nature herself. Ashraf rated it really liked it.

At first the narrator only saw hideous terror in the spectacle. This was another great short story by Poe, with very good details, I imagined myself being there in the middle of the storm hanging to the ring bolt, riding the tides, feelings the ups and the downs of every wave, jumping into the barrel to save myself and holding tight, pray to survive my fate.

Other books in this series. It took less than a single day to change these hairs from a jetty black to white, to weaken my limbs, and to unstring my nerves.