What is the Archetype found in this story, and where in the text is it found?

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An archetype is a classic character that appears over and over throughout literature and myths. For example, there is the inexperienced hero, the wise oracle, or the lady in distress. In the story “The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allen Poe I will give you two examples of archetypes.

Death personified is the first archetype. That means that death is a common character in literature. Think of the Grim Reaper, a character we all know.  Near the end of the story, Death appears to Prospero and is described this way:

"When the eyes of Prince...

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