The message behind "Annabel Lee" : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

Doing a close reading of "Annabel Lee" and just need some insight to it's message. Possibly also some info about it form and how it is written too. Thanks!

-- Anonymous, December 01, 2003


I think that Annabel Lee was a great way for Edgar Allan Poe to express his love for Annabel Lee. I did a report on it and believe a girl who can's spell write that I no wat is talent, I dont have it in this area, witch is righting.

-- Anonymous, December 01, 2003

edgar allan poe writes in old english. he wrote it for the death of his wife. he lived along death his whole life. his mother, brother,step mother, and wife dide from the same thing. he wrote it to kame him feel better and his wife. when he was around his wife he was happy and when she died he worte it to never forget her and show how much he loved her.

-- Anonymous, December 03, 2003

I think Annabell Lee is anout a young man so in love with a young girl that it doesn't let his brain realize thatshe is gone when she dies. He can't except the fact that Annabell Lee is dead, so he lies by her grave at night too be closer to her, and feel her presence.

-- Anonymous, December 05, 2003

It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of ANNABEL LEE; And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me.

I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea; But we loved with a love that was more than love- I and my Annabel Lee; With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven Coveted her and me.

And this was the reason that, long ago, In this kingdom by the sea, A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling My beautiful Annabel Lee; So that her highborn kinsman came And bore her away from me, To shut her up in a sepulchre In this kingdom by the sea.

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.

But our love it was stronger by far than the love Of those who were older than we- Of many far wiser than we- And neither the angels in heaven above, Nor the demons down under the sea, Can ever dissever my soul from the soul Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.

For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; And the stars never rise but I feel the bright eyes Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling- my darling- my life and my bride, In the sepulchre there by the sea, In her tomb by the sounding sea.

-- Anonymous, December 16, 2004

Is this how u faggets spend ur fucking lives man u people are gay. you have the boringest fucking lives ever to be on this fucking damn planet of ours. You know life has to offer fun in life such as doing, WEED, SPEED, ACID, HEROIN, CRACK, AND DRINKING SOME BACCARDI

-- Anonymous, December 16, 2004

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