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What does POE stand for?

POE stands for Purity of Essence (Dr. Strangelove)

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The movie benefits from an unguarded purity of essence that Liv Tyler brings to the role of Betty, BruceCOs ex-girlfriend and true love; and Norton grounds the whole movie in his matter-of-fact understanding of BruceCOs predicament.
66) By situating his ostensibly blameless hero within the context of scandalous sexual deviancy, he perhaps creates a parallel implication that in the society of which he writes - indeed perhaps in all human social organisation - purity of essence can always be socially received as corrupt.