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Need Help ASAP research parper due tomorrow PLEASE HELP!!!!!!! what is Poe's writing style

-- Anonymous, December 04, 2001


Alas. Poe has a highly literate, symbolic reference laden, musically poetic style concentrating on unity of all elements to sustain a single effect(rather than an idea) lending a great power and depth to his relatively short works. Poe combines his stories with analysis and theories to rationalize what this effect means and what caused it. In the dark romanric school of writing, his own highly personal passions and ideas dominate the material.Obviously one could write a book or paper on this topic covered by many biographers and critics. This sounds lile you might profit from reading the Pit and the Pendulum up to but not including the happy ending.

-- Anonymous, December 05, 2001

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