Annabell Lee : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

who is annabell lee?? is she his wife? if so how old was she and where did she come from... how did they meet? i need to know please.

-- Anonymous, December 01, 2000


the poem was originally called "Virginia" but his publishers wouldn't publish it because poeple would think it was for his state instead of his wife. he had to rewrite the whole thing. She was his first cousin. he fell in love with her when she was 10 but had to wait until she was 14 to marry.

-- Anonymous, December 01, 2000

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