Analysis of the poem "LENORE" by Edger Allen Poe : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

(1). In line 13, why does Poe use the term,"doubly dead?" (2). In line 30, the word hope is written "Hope" Why? Is there special significance tied to this?

(3). In line 46 theterm "damned Earth" is used. Why?

(4). In lines 5 and 6, why are the words " weep now or never more" used?.

(5). In line 47, why is the term "fiend" used?

(6). What is the attitude that Poe has toward death in the poem?

(7). Explain the term "Life upon her yellow hair"

(8). What is the tone and rhythim of the poem?

**** I do need response as soon as possible******

-- Anonymous, May 03, 2001


To find the answers to your questions you would have to be in the state of mind that Poe was in when writing all of his works. In other words you would have to be drug indused.....As you should know he brought about his best works while being over come by the affects of opium...........

-- Anonymous, October 30, 2001

Ok, See, Your Asking Too Much, Just Understand, He Spissed, And Weep Now Or Never More, Hell, WEEP NOW, OR JUST DONT WEEP! NOWS YER CHANCE!

...The Stupidity...

Second, H May Have Done Drugs At A TIME But He Was Not As Much Of A Stoner As You My Friend!



Peace Double D

-- Anonymous, November 01, 2001

first of all, i believ he wrote this poem to express his grief about the death of his wife Virginia, he did it in a very masked way, he had a lot pain and anger towards "damned earth" so god, or the creator. the yellow hair is i believ describing his dead wife's hair, so it's discoloured and yellow, like her dead body basically he watns her to come back from the dead, his attitude towards death is he's very bitter and anger i think, and the double dead thing basically he feels like he's soul, body dead...

-- Anonymous, February 20, 2002

edger was refering to the cold biter days he had when he was blokt off

-- Anonymous, April 17, 2002

The poem was not about his beloved Virginia as she died years AFTER "Lenore" was composed.

-- Anonymous, May 30, 2002

well u guys are semi right the poem is about death and he did do drugs and he can write better than most of us even though he had a purty disturbed life but i feel that thats what makes him such a good writer....he knows what hes talking about...for jebus sake the guy could talk to birds so it would be only reasonable to belive that he could write well.

-- Anonymous, November 10, 2002

poe was a user of opium, and after youve done it for a few weeks you get whats called "opium dreams", and this is probably the source of alot of these images in all of his storys and poems (these "dreams" tend to be so horrifing and vivid that some addicts scratch out thare own eyes)

-- Anonymous, November 18, 2003

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