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What is the meaning of Annabelle Lee? Can you explain it by line please?
-- Anonymous, March 07, 2001
As you probably already know, Annabel Lee was written by Poe around the time of his death. Poe wrote this masterpiece as a way of saying that everyone he loved died, before he did.
-- Anonymous, July 04, 2001
Poe married his cousin, who was 13 at the time, but she had a serious illness after a few years and became an invalid. She died of TB quite young. The poem is usually interpreted as a fantasy on the early death of the young and beautiful.
-- Anonymous, August 06, 2001