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Analysis and comments on Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

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Comment 22 of 122, added on June 24th, 2005 at 6:30 AM.

I read this poem in my English class.I just want to know how can a man love
his wife so deeply!My friends mother died after her father died,for their
true love!I really can't understand .In my opinion lovers should live in a
more happy life after the other dies......You can miss him/her,but never
forfet the people around you and love you!

Eder from China
Comment 21 of 122, added on June 1st, 2005 at 7:49 PM.

Poe is a poetic genius, this poem truly defines love and it's toll on a

Mena from Trinidad and Tobago, Republic
Comment 20 of 122, added on May 28th, 2005 at 2:21 AM.

Poe showed his timeless love by comparing with the angels, even the winged
seraphs envied their love .
How deeply their love was!I really appreciate it .

sunny from China
Comment 19 of 122, added on May 25th, 2005 at 12:51 PM.

Annabel lee is a great poem to tell your girlfriend who is trying to break
up with you becuase it tell her that even thourgh she died you will never
love another and visit her every day where she died

Sabrina from United States
Comment 18 of 122, added on May 21st, 2005 at 2:26 PM.

This poem was written by Edgar Allen Poe and what a great poem it is! It's
a romantic, loving, mournful love poem. I love it, and its very sentimental
to what critics believe was his 16 year old lover he wished to marry, but
died before the could. I love this poem and encourage others ages young and
old to read it!

Aurora from United States
Comment 17 of 122, added on May 20th, 2005 at 11:38 PM.

I got a recomendation from one of my chat friends, and amazed by the rhyme,
Sugoi!!!(^_^). Thanks Ernest;)

Diah from Indonesia
Comment 16 of 122, added on March 6th, 2005 at 5:28 AM.

After reading all your theories I would like to add my own thoughts about
this poem.

Most of Poes work is about death, agony and sorrow. but he transforms death
into something beautiful, something magical, death get's romantizised. But
then again, he lived under the horrorromance era (ca 1800~1840). "Annabel
lee" is surely about his cousin, it came out two years after her death, and
the same year that poe died (1849). You can see lots of resemblences to his
other poems, "the raven" and "Lenore" for example, both of them are also
centered around a beloved, beautiful woman that have died. He's a true
genius, that's for sure.

None of your business from Sweden
Comment 15 of 122, added on February 14th, 2005 at 2:04 AM.

I will never get tired of reading this poem over and over.if he hadnt wrote
this i never wouldve known what love is. this is my favorite love poem its
its dark and it is beautiful. im glad i have the same name as Mr. Poe!i
dont cry when i read but this is the the poem that got the closest thanks
Mr. Poe for writing such a perfect example of what love is!!

edgar from United States
Comment 14 of 122, added on February 13th, 2005 at 4:56 PM.

Im doing a poetry portfolio now and im sry but i really didnt enjoy this
poem i mean his own cousin so we have to do this and im lookin for
alliteration plus this was in our literature book

Shelby from United States
Comment 13 of 122, added on January 29th, 2005 at 2:50 AM.

I have read everyone's thoughts on this poem and I am quite puzzled because
my thoughts are so different. When I read this poem, immediately I thought
of a stalker. The love that the narrator speaks of is not love at all but
obesession. I personally would be afraid of someone professing to love me
in the manner that the narrator describes his love for Annabel Lee. Some
women think that a little jealousy is cute, but these are the women that
find themselves in abusive relationships. Now maybe I am way off the
marker on this one, but this is what this poem means to me.

Jacquelyn from United States

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Poet: Edgar Allan Poe
Poem: Annabel Lee
Year: 1849
Added: Feb 4 2004
Viewed: 36042 times
Poem of the Day: Oct 2 2000

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