why Poe wrote the oval portrait ? and its effectgreenspun.com : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread
why was his central theme for this story?
-- Anonymous, November 17, 2001
he is gay
-- Anonymous, October 22, 2002
well.. i dont really.. know... just being honest... well. he wrote it because its one of the only short stories of his that start with a setting that is not really eeire and like scary you know? but the ending is always the same... i mean someone always has an effect a bad one.. the oval portrait is also a kind of symbol.. everything is oval in the story.. ^^ well bye bye
-- Anonymous, November 11, 2002