The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

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Provide a descriptive paragraph about the setting of "The Pit and the Pedulum." How does the setting look?

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The narrarator, a victim of the Spanish Inquisitionis, in a pitch black cell. The walls and the floor of his enclosure are moist and slippery, and appear to be constructed of stone. There is a circular pit in the middle of the cell. The walls are actually made of metal. He thinks it's a circle.

Eventually a light is turned on. He can see the cell is actually square. The walls are...

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