Women in Poe's life

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How did the role of women in Poe's life affect him in his writing and personally?

-- Anonymous, November 26, 2002


Poe loved his wife, she was married when she was 13....but he was allowed to have many affairs with other women...he also greatly loved his adoptive mother

-- Anonymous, December 02, 2002

Poe was obsessed with teberculosis. After his mom died of the Red Death, he only passionatly loved women who had those characteristics (red cheeks, bright overly large eyes, and waxy skin). In some pretext, it drove him to insanity, as most of his loves died. In another pretext, he was obsessed with the dieing beauty of his mother.

-- Anonymous, March 14, 2003

After losing so much love via the woman, Poe began to idolize women and expressed this in many of his poems. For example, if you read the poems "To Helen" and "Annabel Lee" you can see the blaton usuage of celestial and angel imagery throughout the two poems. This effect showing us that Poe thought that the women of his life were better than that of the ordinary woman, and even in some cases better than the angels in Heaven themselves. "The angels, not half so happy in heaven, went envying her and me- Yes! That was the reason (as all men know, in this kingdom by the sea) That the wind came out of the cloud by night, Chilling and killing my ANNABEL LEE" (Annabel Lee).

-- Anonymous, April 04, 2003

Edlene swallows and will always swallow for as long as she lives. And even though she swallows she will always remain SNL forever. And to Felacio, you have to be the rawest Nigga i know cuz you look like a straight as nigga in your middle school picture. And to the oxymoron Ms. Little who happens to be big as fuck, keep your hate to yourself. How dare you call me ugly, when Jenny Craig has a hit out on you to take you to fat camp. And you even look nasty, you prolly got your fuckin crabs bungie jumpin off your tampon strings.

-- Anonymous, April 08, 2003

you need to watch your langauge(to the girl above) theres no tneed to use that language-thats not what this website is for-what would Jesus say if HE heard u talkin like that? huh ?...?thats what i thought!

-- Anonymous, October 06, 2003

E. A. Poe married his cousin form Baltimore, Virginia when she was just 13 years old. He loved her dearly and was terribly upset when he learned of her death in January, 1847.

-- Anonymous, October 14, 2003

he fucked them all

-- Anonymous, November 10, 2004

he was the biggest pimp ive every seen. all you fuckers who thick you pimpin u wrong

-- Anonymous, November 10, 2004

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