I need to analyse Poe's poem "Annabel Lee" can anyone help?

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I have to write a speech about the work of any author I want and I chose E. A. Poe. I have to chose a poem he wrote, analyse it, and tell why he wrote it, if he wrote it about a certian person, place or thing. I chose his poem "Annabel Lee" and I need to know if there's a story behind it and what it means. If you know anything about it please let me know, Thanx!

-- Anonymous, April 02, 2000


i also need to analyze the poem "Annabell Lee" for a project i have to do. if you get an answer to it can you please e-mail me and share it. Thank you. -Marisa,15

-- Anonymous, April 02, 2000

Hi, I am also doing a research paper on Edgar Allen Poe, and I found a web page that will help you with the poem annabelle lee. The address is http:/www.poedecoder.com/essays/eagle/ In this artical it is said that Annabelle Lee was written about Poe's dying wife Virgina. I hope it will of some help to you.

-- Anonymous, April 03, 2000

In my English class I also had to analize " Anabelle Lee" I also feel it is about His wife Virginia. My favorite part is when he talks about how the angles were jealous of there love and that the gods could never separate their souls. -Diana-

-- Anonymous, April 06, 2000

Hi, I also have to analyze "Annabel Lee" and I'm having a little bit of trouble. If anyone can tell me where Poe lived when Virginia died that would be a big help. He always refers to it as by the sea, but I can't find where they were living. Also, if anyone can tell me where she was buried, I also think that she buried near the ocean. If someone can help me, thank you.

-- Anonymous, April 09, 2000

As to what I can find regardign where Poe was living at the time of virginias death. I found that they moved to New York in 1844, two years after Virginias fist blood cough and three years before her death. It is possible that they could have moved again but I am not for certain.

-- Anonymous, April 13, 2000

I have to do a paper about Poe, also, and I found out that a little while before Virginia's death, they moved to a small cottage by the ocean. Thats probably what he talks about in the poem. I'm not sure where she was buried but its probably safe to assume is was near the cottage.

-- Anonymous, April 13, 2000

waz up? I cool/ anyway annabell lee is da bomb

-- Anonymous, October 22, 2000

I think nobody could find a good answer the questions.I look for some articles about how to use a poem in ELT,how to analyse a poem.please send me info about this subject or internet adress to find the answers. Thanks..

-- Anonymous, April 06, 2001

If you go to http://www.angelfire.com/tx4/poemselections/ you will find every thing you need.

-- Anonymous, June 09, 2001

Poe's Annabelle Lee was inspired by his intense love for his young wife. He says that the angels were jealous of the love they shared, so they took her from him. She died.

-- Anonymous, June 27, 2001

Yo dog, it's Murder

-- Anonymous, October 15, 2001

I would tell you, but i don't want to!! By the way, I got a 100!!

-- Anonymous, October 15, 2001

Virginia (Clemm) Poe was originally buried in New York in 1847. When Edgar was finally buried in Baltimore's Westminster Cemetery the remains of Virginia were moved to the Baltimore location so that Edgar Allen, Virginia and Mary Clemm could rest in peace together for eternity. As I see it, Poe took the true meaning of Annabelle Lee to his grave. No one will ever really know who the piece is about and we will all forever speculate... After all isn't that what poetry is all about, the readers perception??

-- Anonymous, December 09, 2001

Okie I need to analize one poem of E.A.P and If I dont do it I will fail and thn my dad is gonna drag me bk to the Uk so plzzzzzzzz I need some help.........

-- Anonymous, December 13, 2001

Most theories attest to the parallel of two things in Poe's life...the intense love he had with his wife, and her devastating death. Others believe that the above theory also includes the fact that Poe often wrote about fears that others would not express.

-- Anonymous, March 25, 2002

I'm writing a paper on edgar allen poe's annabel lee and i need to compare it with to helen and i need help with this, i have tried looking up in search engines and other things im just so lost right now, well if any of you out there can help me i would greatly appreciate it. thanx

-- Anonymous, November 05, 2002

Which is the write way to spell it you guys are puting Annabelle Lee, Annabel Lee, and Annabell Lee. Which is the corerect one?

-- Anonymous, November 08, 2002

poe wrote it 4 all the beautiful women who had died in his life, but mostly for his wife, virginia, who had tuberculosis

psits spelled "Annabel Lee"

-- Anonymous, November 21, 2002

Hey, does anyone have any other opinions on the meaning of the poem, other than "It's about his wife Virginia"...?

-- Anonymous, February 25, 2003

i cannpot find 4 sources to cite , please help me, edgar allen matereial is hard to come by

-- Anonymous, May 27, 2003

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