poe's view on death

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what is edgar allan poe's view on death and why did he write such stories as the raven and the tell-tale heart?

-- Anonymous, November 15, 2000


he viewed the death of a "beautiful women" as something perfect and desirable. Not that he had fantasies of killing women, just that he thought the serenity and peacefulness was beautiful!

-- Anonymous, November 19, 2000

Does anyone else have an answer????? I need one b4 tomarrow!!!!! :O HeLp!!!!

-- Anonymous, November 11, 2002

He has been through alot is because he writes baout death

-- Anonymous, October 12, 2003

he loved to write horror stories because he lived a horrible life

-- Anonymous, October 13, 2003

"the death, then, of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world."- E.A. Poe

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2003

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