Hate Equals Jealousy In Edgar Allan Poe's To Helen

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Hate Equals Jealousy In the poems, "To Helen" by Edgar Allan Poe and “Helen” by Hilda Doolittle, both creators depict their differentiating perspectives of Helen of Troy by exclaiming how her beauty is a life or death situation by the use of figurative language throughout the two poems. In "To Helen", Poe adores Helen and exclaims on her as a person who can charm anyone by her beauty. He underscores her looks through symbolism and he portrays her "hyacinth hair", and "classic face", as he analyzes her excellence to that of Ancient Greece, his home. It's obvious that Poe respects Helen, as this poem gives off an impression of being a vow to her. Poe proceeds with, "Like those Nicean barks of yore that gently, o'er a perfumed sea, the weary
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