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Analysis of the Irony in "Annabel Lee"

Summary: Essay scrutinizes all uses of irony in the poem "Annabel Lee," written by Edgar Allen Poe. It also analyzes other elements of the poem.
Although the poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe was an absolute genius at writing innovative, meaningful short stories and poems, he was, ironically, very poor; he constantly fought with hunger, for, in his days, he had to beg publishers to publish his works, and they took all the profit. Such an apparent irony like this one, in which a greatly positive cause leads to a highly negative outcome, comes in another form in Poe's life. Virginia, Poe's dearest cousin and wife was the person Poe loved the most, and she was his everything. Ironically, Poe had to witness her dying of tuberculosis at a young age. Poe portrays this irony in his life in one of his most celebrated poems, "Annabel Lee", which he wrote during the time of Virginia's tragic death. It is this irony in "Annabel Lee" that delivers the poem's...

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