Writing Situation, Some Words with a Mummy, by Edgar Allan Poe: Writers use characters to add motion and emotion to their fictional stories. Writing Directions Analyze the characterization Poe uses and make predictions or assumptions concerning their collective behavior in the story. Remember to provide details and dialogue to support your analysis while clarifying the plot. Specifics A five-paragraph, single-spaced, 12 pt. font, Times New Roman, one-page essay, due the first day of school.