Comparing Poe's The Raven And Annabel Lee

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Poe had a very depressing life, so he wrote stories and poems because he had no one to go to let out his feelings. Death, money and drinking all had a big part of affecting Poe’s writing. “The Raven” and “Annabel Lee” are all pieces of writing that he wrote that involved death of loved ones. In Poe’s life both his mom and foster mom died and his 13 year old cousin Virginia all died. Annabel Lee is about him and his lover Annabel Lee and how much he loved her and then Annabel dying. Annabel Lee could be about Virginia. “But we loved with a love that was more than love” is a quote from Annabel Lee. And “The Raven” is about him wondering about the afterlife and what happens. “The Raven” is about this person named Lenore that died, Lenore

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