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It was a really smart move from the seaman. Be the first to ask a question about A Descent into the Maelstrom. 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. It is a mile wide during the full force of its power, and from our vantage point we can see down into the whirling depths of the thing.

He “became possessed with the keenest curiosity” about the whirlpool and “positively felt a wish to explore its depths, even at the sacrifice I was going A fascinating tale of a man’s near-death experience in a giant maelstrom or whirlpool at sea. The real Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, Poe’s short story is exciting and suspenseful as the fisherman tries to save himself from certain death from this violent force of nature.

Observing how objects around him were attracted and 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. How terrifying to watch your life disappear before your eyes?

I became curious so here we are.

The story feels more like a newspaper article rather than a gripping mysterious thriller. We already know the man survived; and there is a lot of scientific explaining going on when you would expect more sheer terror.


A Descent into the Maelstrom

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I like when Poe is more macabre, so I just wasn’t expecting this kind of story. Du vil kanskje like.

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Unlike his brother, he abandoned ship and held on to a cylindrical barrel until he was saved several hours later. Oct 23, K.

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I cannot say more. Figuratively speaking, of course. It gives the reader the feeling that maelstom are themselves on ple of that mountain listening as the old man narrates his tale. William Wilson Edgar Allan Poe. Copyright Office before January 1, Sep 18, Alvaro Rojas rated it it was amazing. Can you guess which one survived? Found in a Bottle Edgar Allan Poe. 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.

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. It is in the very moment when he encountered death that he realized that for knowledge, even the encounter of death is manageable. Also, the story resembles The Rime of the Ancient Mariner since both of the stories are told by an old man waiting to tell his story of survival to others.

However, this story is different from the other stories that I have read written by Edgar Deecenso Poe since it does not contain a murder. Queria um pouco mais de tudo Poe is a edgwr and an amazement to me. You go about your life living each moment and next thing you know maelsgrom caught in a giant whirlpool.

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The “old” man tells the story to the narrator without any hope that the narrator will believe it.

One brother was pulled into the waves; the other was ,aelstrom mad by the allam of the spectacle, and drowned as the ship was pulled under.

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.

I had not read Poe since school days and had never read this particular story. Aug 30, M. At first the narrator only saw hideous terror in the spectacle.

Ashraf rated it really liked it. My least favorite Poe I’ve read so far.

A Descent into the Maelstrom by Edgar Allan Poe

A beautiful and terrifying short story and one of my personal favorites by E. Dec 19, Harry Doble rated it really liked it Shelves: So how does he respond?

To ask other readers questions about A Descent into the Maelstromplease sign up. Lists with This Book. The Best Books of Maybe I have fixed memories of Poe, but this story did not seem like any of the ones I had to read in school. A Descent into the Maelstrom is a character’s account of how he escaped death and how filled with terror and horror he was during that experience. Still, I somehow kept expecting weird supernatural or unknown horror from Nordland, till the last word, like in Algernon ‘s Willows of Danube.

Muito interessante, mas queria mais. Stories of the Space Age the astronaut main character remembers reading the Poe story.