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Edgar Allan Poe

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"...A search was made in the chimney, and (horrible to relate!) the corpse of the daughter, head downward, was dragged therefrom. Upon examining it, many excoriations were perceived, no doubt occasioned by the violence with which it had been thrust up and disengaged. Upon the face were many severe scratches, and, upon …

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"The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. First published in January 1845, the poem is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow fall into madness. The lover, …

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Written more than a century ago, The Raven remains a classic of American literature. This collection of Poe's hauntingly memorable verse includes Annabel Lee, The Bells, Eldorado, and other favorite poems that reflect the macabre imagination and strange genius of the man whose work continues to reach into our souls …

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Presents "The Tell-tale Heart," "The Masque of Red Death," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," and "Lenore"

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"The Cask of Amontillado" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's Book. The story is set in an unnamed Italian city at carnival time in an unspecified year, and is about a man taking fatal revenge on a friend who, he believes, has insulted him. Like several of …

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