understanding Poes short stories better

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Is there anyway you can help me understand The Purloined Letter any way that i can explain the main idea from it better. I have a really hard time understanding Poes writting i would like to know what the meaning of this short story.

-- Anonymous, February 26, 2001


Hey, So I just stumbled on your plea for help on Poes 'The Purloined Letter' that you sent out in 2001... I know its been a long time, but I am really stuck and i wonder if at the time you had gotten back any great responses. I would love some help. Emily

-- Anonymous, February 23, 2004

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