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John Snow's nonfiction work "On the Mode of Communication of Cholera" and Edgar Allan Poe's fictional work "The Masque of the Red Death" both describe a fatal epidemic. Which is the most suitable comparison of the two works?

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    .Snow's work looks at how the disease spreads geographically, while Poe's work looks at how it affects different classes of society. Snow's work looks for the cause of the disease to prevent it, while Poe's work personifies it to entertain his audience. Snow's work focuses on the number of deaths caused by the disease, while Poe's work focuses on the nature of deaths it causes. Snow uses technical words to add credibility to his work, while Poe uses simple language to maintain clarity in his work. Snow's work stresses that the disease is fatal to many, while Poe's work stresses that the disease is fatal to all.

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