Marcopocast #3, in which Frank Marcopolos performs THE PURLOINED LETTER by Edgar Allan Poe and then presents a Theme Theory (with evidence!) as a part of his analysis of the story. There is also some music.

Timestamps for this podcast:

0:00 – Music and Introduction

5:13 – Audiobook Performance of THE PURLOINED LETTER by Edgar Allan Poe

51:08 – Analysis of the Story


Music acknowledgements:

TV Drama Version 2 by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (

Music provided by oymaldonado and N-audioman via

And under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License.

The end music is “Medallion” by Das Phrogge, used by permission from the artist. “Body & Mind,” the album upon which this track can be found, can be purchased here:


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Frank Marcopolos lives in Pittsburgh, PA, without a dog. He writes novels, short stories, grocery lists, and love letters to lasagna bakers. He also produces free audiobooks of public domain works on his YouTube channel. You can subscribe to that here: