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The Walking Cane
This is the walking cane used by the narrator when the police were searching his basement for his wife. The narrator ends up giving away where his dead wife is located by tapping on the wall with it. The cat had also been sealed in the wall and…
The axe the narrator uses to attempt to kill the cat in a rage after being tripped by it while going down the basement stairs of his old house. He is stopped by his wife and ultimately ends up putting the blade into her head.
The Black Cat
The almost identical cat that haunts the narrator after he hangs the first one. This cat is also missing one of it's eyes, the only difference between the two is this cat has a white patch of fur on it's chest that resembles a gallows.
The crow that stole the narrator's pants when he is stripped down to attempt to drown himself in a river. The narrator ends up chasing the bird to retrieve the pants, and never does catch the bird or retrieve his pants.
The Angel of the Odd
The odd angel that appears after the narrator has drank a few too many spirits, and eventually turns the narrator's life upside down after he disregards the angel.
In the story Ligeia, there is a censer, which is an incense burner, that puts off light in the brides chamber where the narrator's second wife, Lady Rowena Trevanion, is dying. The narrator keeps seeing shadows from the light but there is nothing…
The Balloon Hoax Article
The story The Balloon Hoax actually appeared in the April 13, 1844 New York Sun, and was about the fictitious first transatlantic voyage, which people that read it were actually believing. Even though this article is real, I decided to include a…
Model of the Ballon
This is a drawing or model of the balloon that used to carry eight men across the Atlantic Ocean. The story The Balloon Hoax actually appeared in the New York Sun, and was about the fictitious first transatlantic voyage, which people that read it…
The Artist's Book
This was the book that told the stories of all the art in the room at the chateau. The book tells the fateful story of the oval portrait, where a husband incessantly strives for the perfect portrait of his wife which eventually takes her life..
When the narrator moves the candelabra he notices the oval portrait in the corner of the room. This strikes the narrators curiosity to find and read about the painting in the book, where the tragedy of painting it is told.