Unformatted text preview: Discussion Questions For Edgar Allan Poe‘s “Annabel Lee.‘ 1. Who is Annabel Lee in real Iii-“e? Why do you subpose that he
calls her Annabel Lee rather than her real name?
a Virginia Clemm
0 Annabel Lee adds to the rhyme scheme and melodic tone of the poem 2. In the poem, it states that Annabel Lee thinks mOStlY 0F what?
In what StanZa did you Find this answer? 0 “to love and be loved by me” -so in other words, their love for one
another 0 Stanza l 3. Who was Jealous 0F the narrator and Annabel Lee? Winl were
1- The angels. or seraphs. were jealous. 1- They were jealous because nobody else is supposed to be as happy or
have as much love as them 0 The angels represent the evil villain in a fairy tale separating the true
loves from one another...(i.e. snow white and the evil queen) #- What is a sepUICher? What is it used For in the poem? Where is
Annabel Lee’s sepulcher located in the poem?
0 A sepulcher is an above ground tomb.
1- It is used for Annabel Lee’s gravesite in the poem
0 She is referred to as being “shut up in a sepulcher" so it sounds a lot like
a “maiden" in a fairy tale being locked up in a tower or room until her
Prince Charming is able to come and save her... 5. The “wind” is used as a metaphor in this poem. What is a
metaphor? What does the wind represent? 0 A metaphor compares two unlike things without using “like” or “as" to do
so...it is not meant to be taken literally a The wind is a metaphor or representation of Virginia developing TB. The
wind takes Annabel Lee‘s life, just like TB took Virginia‘s life. It is not literal
because wind is very unlikely to cause somebody‘s death. ...
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