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    In the poem, “Annabel Lee,” Edgar Allan Poe utilizes repetitive structure to reinforce the importance of a woman to an unnamed narrator, and specifically how it influenced him to the point of looking to an exposition for justification of his love’s mortality. Intricate usage of stylistic elements including symbolism, rhyme, and a specific point-of-view further relate the consistency within the poem’s structure to the narrator’s obsession with Annabel Lee. Poe references motifs, secondary subjects, and an exposition which create an overarching consistency throughout the poem, all symbolizing how the narrator is unable to overcome his love’s death. The repetition places focus on the motifs in his work, which all commonly associate with elements…

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    Imagery In Annabel Lee

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    The poem "Annabel Lee", by Edgar Allan Poe, shows the speaker's way of coping with the death of his beloved, which is displayed as obsession towards her and his judgment of the holy as guilty. The speaker justifies his obsessed love to Annabel Lee as stronger than any extraordinary force, and presents the holy as disgraced and malice for trying to separate them. First, the repetition of words, phrases and sounds emphasizes the speaker's obsession towards Annabel Lee. Her name is mentioned seven…

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    and no matter how good of a person one is, it is still coming. In this poem, “Annabel Lee”, Edgar Allen Poe tells a tale of losing a loved one and the emotions that come with it. Poe uses symbolism, personification, and imagery to express the emotions the narrator is feeling. There is no said reason why Poe wrote “Annabel Lee” but his words moved and touched many people. Edgar Allen Poe uses many symbols to explain what happened to the characters in the poem. Just like stanza 3, “So that her…

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    Annabel Lee Essay

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    is love, however, mortality also plays a substantial role, as the narrator mourns his wife’s death throughout “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. First, the theme of love becomes evident as the narrator describes that the two “loved with a love that was more than love” (Poe 9). Love is existing because the narrator expresses his strong affection for his late wife Annabel Lee from the start of their relationship when they were only innocent children. He also explains clearly that the angels in…

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    In his poem “Annabel Lee”, Edgar Allen Poe uses many different literary elements and figures of speech to create a unique sound. In this poem, he talks about how he used to have a lover that he had an everlasting love for. Their love was so powerful, that it even made the angels in the sky jealous. Later, his lover dies of a sickness, and Poe blames the angels for her death. Every night he goes to Annabel Lee’s tomb by the sea to lie with her dead body. In the poem “Annabel Lee”, Edgar Allen Poe…

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    Have you ever tried to explain something hard to someone? Well that is what Poe is trying to do with his Poem Annabel Lee. Annabel Lee does a better job expressing Poe’s feelings about his dead wife then Ulalume Although both poems are about a women’s death the poem Annabel Lee was written after Poe’s wife actually died. It is likely that Poe’s grief over his dead wife would come through Stronger in his writing. Ulalume was written while Poe’s wife was sick but still alive. Although there was…

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    “Annabel Lee” was Edgar Allen Poe's final finished poem, penned in 1849. In a scant 41 lines Poe manages to incorporate his principal themes of Beauty and sadness as the foundation of the poem, as it's about the death of a beautiful woman and the grief his narrator feels for her passing. This grief drives the narrator to near madness, as he refuses to leave her side even after she's entombed. The journey Poe takes readers on in Annabel Lee is to realize his two primary objectives in writing…

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    Annabel Lee Edgar Allen Poe wrote Annabel Lee while his own mourning for the loss of his wife was at the forefront of his mind. The poem expresses how the narrators love and feelings for Annabel are eternal and pure. The narrator incorporates his tone and imagery to help the reader understand that love is a natural thing, and the bond he shares with his wife is everlasting. Poe expresses this poem as musical “sing-song” rhyme scheme and use of repetition. Poe portrays both the narrator and…

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    Edgar Allan Poe is widely known for his fascination of writing about death within his poetry. In fact, he has even been quoted claiming that the death of a beautiful woman is the most poetic topic in the entire world. In his final poem, Annabel Lee, Poe writes about the death of his beautiful, young love in a kingdom by the sea. Within the poem, Poe’s use of a musical rhyming pattern, vivid imagery, and figurative language all come together to support the poem’s overall meaning. Outside factors…

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    Thesis: If people really want to make their romantic relationship endure, the most important thing is love him or her forever. In Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabel Lee", came out in 1849, the man still loves his wife even though she was killed. Annabel Lee was killed by angles, but the man did not try to find a new love because of he lost his love in life: And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling-my darling-my life and my bride, In her sepulcher…

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