Comparing Poe's The Raven And Annabel Lee

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Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston Massachusetts and began writing poems at the age of twenty two years old. He later went on to write “The Raven”, The Tell Tale Heart”, and many more well known pieces of literature throughout his life time. Unfortunately, Edgar Allan's writing career was cut short when he was pronounced dead on October 7th, 1849. Today his work still lives on. Many schools still refer to Edgars style of writing while teaching, and use his poems to express the genres of mystery and horror. Within his poems, many of his characters share the same similarities and characteristics. In “The Raven” and “Annabel Lee” both characters are trying to cope with the absences of their one true loves. The main character in “Annabel Lee” reveals
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