Edgar Allan Poe

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Introduction
In this project, I will be discussing about my poet Edgar Allan Poe. Poe had written numerous of poems and stories but the one I chose was “Annabel Lee”. This poem was written in 1849 which was a long time ago. Even though this poem is centuries old, it is still a well known poem. This whole project includes a biography, literary movement, and a explication about the poem.
The biography includes where Poe grew up and how his lifestyle were. Through research and sources, I found out that Poe lived a hard life. He was in a lot of debts with no money. Not only was that, “Annabel Lee” known as a romanticism which was also established during the European times. This poem was one of my favorite.
The explication was an opinion
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Poe was unconscious for several days and died in the hospital on Sunday, October 7, 1849. His death was mysterious and there were many urban stories to his death.

Literary Movement
Edgar Allan Poe wrote "Annabel Lee" in the year of 1849 (Cynthia A. Bily). After his wife died, he had published this poem. The era that this poem was written was during the nineteenth century, European literature. Poe's poems and stories were greatly influenced to French Symbolism who then alter to new modernism. ("Edgar Allan Poe" Poetry Foundation). “Annabel Lee” was the love of his life, his wife. Due to this poem, he expresses many and also deep feelings towards his wife. You could tell that he was heartbroken and longing for the love of his life.
Poe’s poem “Annabel Lee” falls under Romanticism. Romanticism was well-known by its origin and influence. By the 1820, it traveled through Europe and towards the west hemisphere where musical introduced it. After these years, Romanticism was well known and also used in many ways. As of today, it is still popular (“Romanticism” Paul Brians). Romantic is also a part of nature and its power. Romanticism is beauty and its art that is widespread among everything.
As for the criticism for this poem, overall was very positive. Most people who read had read this poem had greatly liked it. Soni00sh, the publisher of its criticism, said that Poe, maybe, “wanted to make a point that there is such a thing as true, undying love.” This meant that

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