Annabel Lee
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which line in the poem suggests that the narrator blames supernatural beings for the death of Annabel Lee?
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    "So that her highborn kinsmen came, And bore her away from me..."
    "But our love it was stronger by far than the love, Of those who were older than we..."
    "The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, Went envying her and me.."
    " For the moon never beams, without bringing me dreams, Of the beautiful Annabel Lee..."
  • Question 2
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    Q. Why does the narrator say, " I was a child, In this kingdom by the sea, But we loved with a love that was more than love--I and my Annabel Lee..."
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    To show that although they were young, their love was stronger than other the love of older couples
    To show that they grew up together in a kingdom by the sea
    To show that no one loved Annabel Lee as much as he did
    To show that their love was not a love that could last through the years
  • Question 3
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    Q. The tone of this poem can best be described as:
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  • Question 4
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    Q. In the poem, the word sepulchre means-
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    a morgue
    a castle
    a tomb
    a moat
  • Question 5
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    Q. What is the author's purpose for writing the poem?
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    To show the foolishness of young love
    To convey his sadness at the loss of his young love
    to teach the importance of letting someone go
    To encourage others to pursue a loving relationship
  • Question 6
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    Q. The the first 2 stanzas, Annabel Lee is portrayed as:
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    A young and foolish girl
    A child swept away by the love of the narrator
    A middle-aged woman scarred by love
    A girl who has run away from home
  • Question 7
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    Q. From the poem, what can the reader conclude about the narrator?
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    He misses, Annabel Lee, but has moved on from her death
    His love for Annabel Lee has started to fade
    He is still greatly infatuated with Annabel Lee even after her death
    He wishes that he were dead in Annabel Lee's place
  • Question 8
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    Q. The author uses personification in stanza 4 to:
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    Minimize the way Annabel Lee died
    Attribute the death of Annabel Lee to forces beyond his control
    Portray the terrible way in which Annabel Lee died
    Gain sympathy from the reader about how Annabel Lee died
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