Thomas Jefferson dies
James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans
Hold up. Poe implies that the death of a woman is more moving than that of a man and your characterization of this statement is “misogynistic?” Are you celebrating Opposite Day all year this year??
Published mainly in the 1830s and 1840s, the stories of Edgar Allan Poe have come to represent the height of 19th-century tales of the macabre. One of the American Romantics, Poe showed an interest in the power of emotions and often sought to...
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