Annabel Lee Essays

The Literary Elements of _annabel Lee_

In the Poem “Annabel Lee” by Edger Allen Poe, there are a couple of literary devices used. Poe uses these devices to explain the ultimate love between Annabel and the Narrator. One literary device that is used is the biblical reference to the angels of Heaven. Another is the use of nature to explain the effect that Annabel’s death had on the land. Poe uses the combination of biblical metaphors and references of nature to explain the tragedy of the…

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The Masque of the Red Death

1. Poe was a master “wordsmith.” Through carefully chosen diction he is able to create a psychological effect on his reader. What effect did his description of “Red Death,” in the very first paragraph of the story, have on you? Quote those details that provoke this response from you. Through Poe’s diction there was a psychological effect made on the reader. “The “Red Death” had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. Blood…

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