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The Bells

The Bells


by Edgar Allan Poe

Analysis: What's Up With the Title?

Poe's titles are usually pretty straightforward, and this one definitely is. The whole poem is a riff on the idea of bells. The speaker describes how they sound, how they make us feel, and the times and places where they ring.

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