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Analysis and comments on Sonnet - To Science by Edgar Allan Poe

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Comment 4 of 94, added on July 26th, 2005 at 6:03 PM.

I am a person that loves science and poetry, I also believe that Edger
Allen Poe was suggesting that science is or can begin as a poem. Think
about it science is a hipothetical situation the only diffrence is that it
is later disproven or prooved true, insted of letting others like ourself
put our own meanings behind things. then I also agree with Arch

asucar from Kuwait
Comment 3 of 94, added on June 2nd, 2005 at 2:42 PM.

isn't the poem referring to science disproving myths and taking out the
romanticism in life views? Deeper still, since myth permeates much of who
we are as people? No longer gods and godesses, nymphs and centaurs,
Diana's or Zeus's and Neptunes, we are instead "ugly bags of salty water."
Love is reduced to hormones by science--and Poe is asking how can he, as a
poet, can love science and "deem them wise." Maybe he found the world a
lesser kind of place without the old gods.

Arch from United States
Comment 2 of 94, added on January 5th, 2005 at 7:57 PM.

this poem is weird (no offence Edgar allan poe). I didnt get it at all.
Sorry.

mel from Canada
Comment 1 of 94, added on December 12th, 2004 at 5:29 PM.

the part about Diana from her car kinda scared me. reminded me of lady di.

katherine from United States
Comment 0 of 94, added on November 2nd, 2004 at 3:39 PM.

this poem portrays my own life in ways, after reading this poem it really
affected me. edgar allanm poe knows exactly when to get these foo's out of
his grill yo. anyway, its a good poem so if you'r representin the azer to
the nazer then give me a whoot-whoot!! holla back at me yo. email is
azer_to_the_nazer@applesauce.com peace fools, big pimpin spendin g's. i
dont want to speak azerbijanian.

brisyl from Azerbaijan

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Poet: Edgar Allan Poe
Poem: Sonnet - To Science
Year: 1829
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 633 times
Poem of the Day: Mar 22 2010


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