Poetry Analysis


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English 123
13 January 2011
Poetry Analysis
The poems “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allen Poe and “My Life had stood - A Loaded Gun” by Emily Dickenson are illustrations of the broad relationship that the concepts of death and love can have with each other. Line 9 of “Annabel Lee” emphasizes the context of the love between the characters: “But we loved with a love that was more than love” (Poe). “Annabel Lee” featured a romantic love that was a highly typical example. The main character, assumed to be a male, was in love with his childhood sweetheart Annabel Lee. Their love was seemingly infinite, as propounded in the poem. Their love would be tested, however, as a relative of Annabel...
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