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What is the resolution in "The Pit and the Pendulum," by Edgar Allan Poe?

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In "The Pit and the Pendulum," by Edgar Allan Poe , our narrator has been tried and convicted of some crime. His punishment is death, but he does not know the method that will be used. He soon finds out when he awakens in a dark room with a slimy floor and what appears to be a bottomless pit below him. After eating and drinking, he...

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