Poe was afforded a good education when he and his foster parents lived overseas. “John Allan sent [him] to the best boarding schools” when he was a young boy (Poets 1). He attended the Irvine Old Grammar School in Scotland at the age of six and the Manor House School in England when he was nine. He studied French, Latin, math and history. As a young man, Poe was able to attend the University of Virginia in 1826 for one year, but he had to drop out due to the lack o... ... middle of paper ... ...://www.poestories.com/biography.php.
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