Poe's Stories

by

Edgar Allan Poe

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Poe's Stories Symbols

Eyes

Body parts are obviously part of the gory, gothic nature of Poe’s world, but eyes are especially noticeable as the medallion of many of the haunting figures in the stories. Ligeia is at first known… (read full symbol analysis)

Architecture

Some of the most classic motifs of Gothic Literature are architectural - castles, dungeons and gloomy, deserted places can create an expectation of mystery, murder and the paranormal. In each of these eleven stories, locations… (read full symbol analysis)