How did Poe use his imagination and language as a means to escape "real" life? : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

In the short story "Ligeia", how did the narrator evade the pain of life, as did Poe in his own life? Who is Ligeia in contrast to Rowena? How is the imagery of "Romantic" writings appeared in this story? And How does Poe use Bible-based images in a negative way?

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