What would Poe do if he disagreed with the government as an individual?

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-- Anonymous, December 07, 2003


Poe has some history attacking individuals. Longfellow, I believe, was one of his targets.

Search for Poe and Longfellow and see what you get.

-- Anonymous, December 07, 2003

Hop Frog, The Man Who was all used up. On authority and war. Though generally apolitical, Poe could shower acid on any wrongdoer, but he lived in a time of general peace and growth. His attempts to get a government job or serve in the tiny military(irelevant dead end, Poe thought) were equally and totally disappointing.

-- Anonymous, December 09, 2003

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