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Alcoholism / Substance Abuse - Theme

Alcoholism (and other addictions/types of substance abuse) is the root problem for many of the problems for characters in literature.

The Black Cat - Edgar Allan Poe
"The Black Cat" is one of Edgar Allan Poe's most memorable stories. The tale centers around a black cat and the subsequent deterioration of a man. The story is often linked with "The Tell-Tale Heart" because of the profound psychological elements these two works share.

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