Which human qualities are attributed to the evening star in the poem "Evening Star"?

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We might assume that both the evening star and the moon in Poe's 1827 romantic and somewhat Gothic poem "Evening Star" are actually symbols of the women in his life. Poe describes the moon and the evening star as it they were people and calls them both "her."

The moon is the cold and assertive woman who has the power to control him. He personifies the moon by giving it...

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