DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.02.005
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LIU Jun-min

Abstract: Through the analysis of Poe's works and his life, the influence of anima in Poe's soul is explored in this study according to Carl Jung's theory of archetype. Anima is one of the archetypes, which made both negative and positive influences in Poe's life and literary creation, leading him to be the master of poetry and short stories, but also consumed his life and caused his death in the prime. In the study about the influence of anima in Poe, Anima was proved acting as the feminine complement factors in Poe's …

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