Edger Allan Poe is one of the most influential authors of his time. Well known for his short story's The Raven and A Tell-Tale Heart, Poe also wrote poems that reflected his struggles through out his life. Poe was born in 1809, Thomas Jefferson was president. Lots of events occurred during Poe’s life with the beginning of the war of 1812, to the writing of “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley, and “The Vampyre” written by John Polidori. Slavery was banned in England in 1833 and a year later, The Spanish Inquisition ends in 1834 .During Poe’s short life of forty years; writers such as James Fenimore Cooper, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Charles Dickens published works.
“Reflections On, and In ‘The Fall of the House of Usher.’” Edgar Allan Poe: The Design of Order. Ed. A Robert Lee. New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books, 1987. 17-65.
After one year, Poe had to end his education, being broke and an alcoholic. After this he had many bouts with the army. In b... ... middle of paper ... ...oe, do not think of him as a sick man who was obsessed with death. Think of him as a man that was tired of the sorrow life was throwing him, who used poetry as only a way to counter this sorrow by catching a glimpse of the Beauty that was divine. Works Cited Frank, Frederick S., and Anthony Magistrale.
Not long after that, the cruel hands of fate worked their horrible touch on Poe again by taking his mother. In 1811, when Poe was two, his mother passed away, leaving him with a great loss. After his father?s departure and mother?s sudden death, Poe was left in the hands of his godfather, John Allan. John Allan was a wealthy merchant based in Richmond, Virginia with the means, knowledge and money to provide a good life for Poe. In 1815, Poe and his new family moved to England to provide him a classical education.
The Conclusion of His Life A. His Marriage B. His Death IV. His Works V. What Others Thought Of Him Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, known as a poet and critic but most famous as the first master of the short story form, especially tales of the mysterious and macabre. Since his early death, the literary qualities of Poe's writings have been disputed, but his works have remained popular and he influenced many major American and European writers.
New York: Haskell House, 1972 Wilbur, Richard. "Poe and the Art of Suggestion." Critical Essays on Edgar Allan Poe. New York: G. K. Hall, 1987
“David Poe made his last stage appearance in October 1809; by July 1811—when Edgar was two and a half years old—he had deserted his wife and children and vanished forever….David, after many mediocre performances and harsh reviews, was discouraged, frustrated and professionally jealous (Meyers 5. )” Shortly after his father had left the family, his mother became sick and died. “The desertion of her husband, the arduous demands of her profession... the sole responsibility for her young children, her life of hardship and p... ... middle of paper ... ...ired his poems and made him a great poet. Works Cited Booth, Alison, and Kelly J. Mays. The Norton Introduction to Literature.
When he was 27 Poe fell in love with his cousin Virginia Clemm, and married her when she was only 13 years old. On January 30 1847 two years before the poem ... ... middle of paper ... ...ecause this short story is about someone hating a person so much that he is willing to kill. This story t keeps a person wondering what is the reason of such anger for revenge. This is the same situation with "Annabel Lee" we know that Poe was possibly missing Virginia and he wanted to express or let his readers know the love they had for each other a long time ago Work sited "Edgar Allan Poe." 2014.