What is the meaning to " The Lake"??

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What is the meaning(interpretation)of the poem by Poe "The Lake"???

-- Anonymous, March 10, 2001


He is comparing himself to the lake. lonely, secluded, depressed. initially the poem is about suicide.

-- Anonymous, November 27, 2004

How? I thought it was just about a lonely lake that he liked and that if you made an eden out of it that you would die obssesed with it or something like that.

-- Anonymous, December 09, 2004

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