After his mother’s death Poe had to live with a tobacco merchant and his wife(biography.com). He lived in Richmond, Virginia until he decided to leave to attend the University Of Virginia(biography.com). His adoptive father,John Allan, who he lived with when his mother passed, never gave him enough money to pay for all the costs of college(biography.com).Therefore Poe turned to gambling to cover the cost(biography.com). Poe was a very broken individual that had been through an enormous amount of problems(biography.com). When he came back home one time he discovered t... ... middle of paper ... ... through great troubles all of his life, he still decided to share it with the world in the best way he could.
In fact, Poe was a man whose life was run by many tragedies. His parents died when he was young, his first wife died, he was kicked out of the army, after leaving home went to college with little money. “The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world”(Edgar Allan Poe). He didn’t even have enough money to complete his first semester in college(Edgar Allan Poe Museum). Poe wrote many thrilling, spooky, and ... ... middle of paper ... ...lan Poe (Brainyquote).
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Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. Even though Edgar Allan Poe did not grow up around his biological parents, his parents were both actors. “His father left the family early on, and his mother passed away when he was only three.” (“Biography”) Since Poe did not have any parents around, he went to live with John and Frances Allan. Poe attended both the University of Virginia and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. In the 1830's Poe moved in with his aunt and cousin, Virginia, whom he would end up marrying.
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Edger Allen Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, 1809. Poe was the second of three children in his family. Three years of Poe’s birth both of his parents had died, and he was taken in by the wealthy tobacco merchant John Allan and his wife Frances Valentine Allan in Richmond, Virginia while Poe’s siblings went to live with other families (Life). He was a very talented writer at a young age. By the age of thirteen, Poe wrote enough poetry to publish a book, but his headmaster advised him against it (Life).
N.p., Oct 1999. Web. 17 Mar 2014. Weebly Editors. “Irony in ‘The Cask of Amontillado’ by Edgar Allan Poe.” Alice English.
He was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. From his father deserting the family, to his mother dying of tuberculosis, young Edgar seemed to have experienced it all just at the age of three. Not to mention, Poe had been separated from his other siblings after the death of his mother. Poe was then orphaned and later became a ward of the Allans. The Allans were part owners in a merchandising firm known as “The House of Ellis and Allan.” They were quite wealthy, but emotionally were less rich.