Edgar Allan Poe 's Not Loved With A Love That Was More Than Love
Junior English Period 3
3 March 2016
Edgar Allan Poe “ But we loved with a love that was more than love.” (“Edgar Allan Poe” Annabel Lee). Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston on January 19,1809. He was an author whose short stories and poems were the genre of Dark Romanticism. His wife,Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe died on January 30, 1847 and he died on October 7,1849. Edgar Allan Poe was a revolutionary because he started the movement of Dark Romanticism and his poems and short stories are still taught in schools today.
To open, Poe is a revolutionary because his stories and poems are still loved and taught as part of many schools’ curriculums today. “I was a child and she was a child,In this kingdom by the sea;” (“Poemhunter.com”, Annabel Lee) Many people know this quote, and many know it because they studied this poem by Poe in high school . Poems and short stories by Poe are a great example of Dark Romanticism, that is why when studying it many teachers have their students read one of his more famous works like The Raven, Annabel Lee, The Black Cat, and Masque of The Red Death. Few writers are as commonly taught as Poe, especially his poem The Raven. “But the raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke only That one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour. Nothing further then he uttered- not a feather then he fluttered- Till I scarcely more than muttered, ‘other…