poe qoutes

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i was told that poe was once qouted to say something about there was nothing more poetic than the death of a beautiful women. Does any one know the exact words to that qoute or where i can go other than the library to find it? i have to do a paper on how that qoute is shown through out his works. oh, and please be serious.

-- Anonymous, March 13, 2002


Poe's essay "The Philosophy of Composition" using the composition of "The Raven" to exemplify his ideas. Ironically, he uses a mini-dialogue with himself on the subject of the most ideal tehme especially when coming from the lips of the bereaved lover. You can find this essay online at www.eapoe.org.

-- Anonymous, March 14, 2002


-- Anonymous, January 11, 2003

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