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Many of the things that happened to Poe shaped the way that he wrote. When his father abandoned his family and his mother died he was taken in by wealthy tobacco merchants, John and Frances Allan. He was separated from his siblings and they were all taken in by different families. He then was called Edgar Allan Poe even though he was never really adopted by the Allan’s. Poe soon left home and with the help of Allan he attended the University of Virginia but was only there for one semester due to the lack of money from Allan to continue his studies.