Literary Analysis Of Annabel Lee By Edgar Allan Poe

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Annabel Lee is an intriguing poem because it has it has the highest points in this young boy’s life and very low points in this boy’s life. Annabel Lee is a written poem by Edgar Allan Poe. He was an American writer, poet, critic and editor best known for expressive short stories and poems that captured the imagination and interest of most readers around the world. His imaginative storytelling and tales of mystery and horror gave birth to the modern detective story. Some aspects of Poe’s life, like his literature, is shrouded in mystery, and the lines between fact and fiction have been blurred substantially since his death. Annabel Lee is a lyric poem that seeks Edgar Allen Poe’s themes of death and loss and may have been written in memory of his treasured wife Virginia, who died two years prior. The poem was published on October 9, 1849, which was two days after Poe’s death, in the New York Tribune.
Edgar Allan Poe sold the rights to this poem when he was still alive, but it was not published until after his death. Obsessed, as he was by the loss of many women in his life, including his young wife who died two years before him, Poe often composed about women dying. 'Annabel Lee' is no exception. Since the poem was written after Poe's wife's death, it is believed that it was probably written for her. The poem is recited by a young man who describes himself as a child. The man falls in love with a young woman named Annabel Lee. And, they live in a kingdom by the sea. The narrator and Annabel Lee are very happy and are very much in love. Their love for each other is so intense, that the spirits in Heaven become jealous and murder the beautiful Annabel Lee, by sending a wind that chills her to death. The narrator is wrecked by the fact that his beautiful Annabel Lee is dead, but does not give up on their love. He believes that his soul is undeniable from the beautiful Annabel Lee. Every night he dreams of her and sleeps next to her in her tomb.
In addition, to a modified rhyme pattern in each of the poem's six stanzas, Edgar Allan Poe repeats a lot of words. The effect of managing a poem like this causes it to remain in the reader's mind, to build content each time a word is repeated. One of the biggest rhymes
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