Annabel Lee Essay | Comparing and Contrasting Two Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

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Comparing and Contrasting Two Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Summary: Essay analyzes two of Edgar Allan Poe's poems including "Raven" and "Annabel Lee," comparing and contrasting both of the poems.
Edgar Allan Poe's fate was to be a poet. His parents, both actors, were greatly interested in literature and the expression of words. Tragically, before the age of three, the great poet lost both of his parents. As a result, his aunt Frances and, Uncle John Allan who was a wealthy exporter raised Poe (Ruby 13). He attended the finest schools in Richmond, Virginia; however, Poe had to leave the University of Virginia because of financial difficulties (Ruby 14). Later in Poe's life, he joined the army and married a young woman named Virginia, who unfortunately died young (Ruby 14). After her death, Poe traveled throughout the New England States and became an alcoholic (Ruby 14). Poe most frequently used the theme of death of a beautiful woman in most his poems, because he has experienced many tragic deaths of close friends and family members...

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