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I usually love Poe’s short stories but I didn’t like this one. Stories of the Space Age the astronaut main character remembers reading the Poe story. My least favorite Poe I’ve read so far. Does life become more definite and decipherable as we keep on living?

So how does he respond? Poe’s short story uj exciting and suspenseful as the fisherman tries to save himself from certain death from this violent force of nature. Ashraf rated it really liked it. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Aug 23, Jerry Jose rated it really liked it. Since then, I’ve found myself continually thinking about it. The use of scientific logic toward the end brings up many interesting issues about the relationship between man, God and nature.

Also, the story resembles The Rime of the Ancient Mariner since both of the stories are told by an old man waiting to allam his story of survival to others. Registrer For privatperson For bedrift og offentlig forvaltning.


One chose to fight against everything going on. It was great in some parts but in others, I felt lost.

A Descent Into the Maelstrom

Maybe I have fixed memories of Poe, but this story did not seem like any of the ones I had to read in school. Muito sl, mas queria mais. 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.

It’s been several years since I read this but I remember it felt flat: 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.

Maelsteom from pow https: Poe used unusually obtuse here with his arcane language.

Un Viaje al Maelstrom (A Descent into the Maelstrom) Audiobook | Edgar Allan Poe |

The narrator speaks of overcoming his fear of certain death upon seeing the center of the maelstrom and beholding its beauty and inconceivability – seeing it as proof of God’s power. In the tale, a man recounts how he survived a shipwreck and a whirlpool.

His calling his brother to jump with him into the water after his brother’s ignoring the old man’s safety by coming from the barrel to take grasp of the ring attempting to force the old man’s hands shows his affection and mercy towards his brother.

When I first read about the Maelstrom, I found it intriguing, but nothing special. Spis deg fri; med Bright line eating Thompson Susan Peirce ,.


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

Although Poe’s choice of a frame structure may seem unreasonable and quite confusing, this doesn’t make of the story any less understandable nor relishable. I have really liked the c It is a short story that is written in the form of “a story within a story”. I remember Poe’s work being ridiculously frightening to my overactive young imagination. I was absorbed by this tale, drawn in with every page just as the maelstrom did the old fisherman, and like him I witnessed the horrors and wonders of this tale with a stupefied awe that I never expected from such a short story!

Figuratively speaking, of course.

There are a few islands scattered around, and then the reason for the climb up the mountain begins to appear. He and his brothers are fishing when they are caught in a terrible storm. Thus through the ancient mariner’s narration to the wedding guest and this unnamed old man’s to the narrator of the frame story we, the readers, learn all the experiences of theirs. I became curious so here we are. The horror in this story is all courtesy of Mother Nature. Book ratings by Goodreads.