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Preview — Eleonora by Edgar Allan Poe
...."Eleonora was the name of my cousin."
...."Hand in hand about this valley, for fifteen years, roamed I with Eleonora before love entered within our hearts."
Expecting dark and grim, was quite surprised by the tenderness in the prose that delivered a warm-hearted message "in the silence of the night."
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Of course, this story is significant due to the autobiographical aspects, but the least engaging story by Poe I’ve read so far. The writing style is sentimental and pompous. I don’t think I will read the other two related stories, Morella and Ligeia.
“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”
Eleonora is a short story ,with a lyrical sentimental prose ,that shows the glory of love.Through a simple story line Poe recites the story of a protagonist who recollects two distinct periods in his life.The first one is about his love for his cousin Eleonora who dies at a young age ,and his vow to remain loyal to her ,the second is about his marriage to Erm ...more
The end is kinda unexpected and abrupt, if this is what ...more
Another masterpiece everyone should read.
Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence -- whether much that is glorious- whether all that is profound -- does not spring from disease of thought...
A good story, a unique one by Poe, it is not like his other work and it has a happy ending.
Great read with a beautiful thumbnail on Youtube ...more