Text: Charles W. Kent (notes) Robert A. Stewart (variants) (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to Evening Star,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. VII: Poems (1902), p. 150


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[page 150:]

EVENING STAR.

Page 15.

1827.

Text, 1827.

EDITORS NOTE.

The poet prefers the distant fire of the proud evening star to the colder lowly light of the midnight mid-summer moon.

Note in this poem the repetitions of such words as light, night, etc.

 


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Notes:

None.


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