Poe's Techniques

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Introduction The American romanticism is usually placed between the years of 1810 and 1865. During this period lots of changes took place in the US: Andrew Jacksson, who was president from 1829 to 1837, had great confidence in the ability of the common man to perform political duties, and freedom was of the essence; The phrase Manifest Destiny was in 1845 used by expansionists to declare an extension of the US territory as far west as the Pacific Ocean; An …

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…complicated to read and occupy some time, I believe they are all worth the challenge. Poe belonged in spirit to that land in which nature, the art of God , is so blended with human works and associations, as to become almost the art of man, a symbol of human faculties, and no longer an appeal of human consciousness. So, the great characteristic of Poe’s poetry is, we will not say, science, but conscious art.