The loneliness inspired the Grim, somber darkness that we see in his literary works.
Alone by Edgar Allan Poe
Sorrow (poe, 6)
: Sorrow connotes a deeper sadness than normal.
What is your Personal interpretation/analysis of poe's emotions and thoughts?
If you could ask anything of Edgar Allan Poe about this poem, what would it be?
Whose death affected him in his writings?
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe » Planet Publish
The "demon" blocks him from the "heavens", which is the world outside of his thoughts that he cannot reach because he isolates himself from the world due to his own misery.
1800's Tuberculosis outbreak
Caused the death of many people such
as Poe's Mother and wife (Tulloch).
Edgar allan poe was emotionally unstable (snyder).