Poe And Edgar Allan Poe

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On January 19, 1809, Boston Massachusetts a poet was born and his name was Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most influential writer in America today. Poe’s father and mother, both professional actor, died before the poet was three years old, and John and Frances Allan raised him as a foster child in Richmond, Virginia. Poe was a peculiar boy growing up, but he wrote plenty of great stories such as “The Angel of the Odd”, “The Raven” and “Tamerlane”. Edgar Allan Poe wrote short stories and was a poet.
Edgar Allan Poe parents, Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe Jr. both were traveling actors in search for some money because they were very deprived. In 1811, his father had abandoned the family, leaving Elizabeth, two-year-old
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“The Raven” is without a doubt Poe’s most famous poem. On 18 November, George Pope Morris, reprinted Poe’s preface to “The Raven” adding, “We like the spirit that dictated it.” (Edgar Allan Poe, The Critical Heritage. 224) The poem starts with a man reading in his chamber that is interrupted by a knock at the door. When he opens the door there is no one there but a raven on a statue. The man would speak to the raven and all it would say is “nevermore”. After it was released to the public, it became so well acquainted that people started to use “nevermore” as catchphrase on the streets. The work will forever be known as Poe’s best work because of his “Philosophy of Composition,” he desired to generate an outcome of exquisiteness related with downhearted in the poem; he decided that the buzzword “nevermore,” stated to a young man who lost his girlfriend, was pinpoint deliberate to achieve that effect. The conflict, main character and the plot were created as the pretext to setup the refrain “nevermore” to be told repeatedly with a difference of meaning and impression each time. The sadness of the young man and the storm in midnight contribute to the overall effect of the poem, but the feature of the poem is the sound of the catchphrase – a sound that was established before the raven appears by the lifeless girlfriend “Lenore.” Once the loss of Lenore is was the obvious case of the young man’s sorrow, the raven was a sort of objectification of his sadness seems to be poetic justice. The relevance of the bird’s answer solely depends on the nature of the problems or comments the man puts to it. Obsessively needing self-torture to its ultimate extreme, the young man asks for the bird to take his beak from his heart, already knowing what his response was going to be. Although the poem is not a cold-blooded machine, it is carefully designed for humans to need self-torture to find meaning in

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