A Dream Within a Dream
by Edgar Allan Poe
A Dream Within a Dream Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Life is a dream. That's this poem's central claim and question. At times, the speaker seems totally convinced that everything around him is just one big illusion, but sometimes he's not so sure. Bu...
You might think going to the beach is fun, but you wouldn't think so if you went to this poem's beach. It's loud and scary, the waves are tormenting and "pitiless," and it provokes despair rather t...