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    For my research paper I have chosen Edgar Allan Poe as my author. I have selected this author because I really enjoy reading his work. I have read a lot of his work: The Raven, The Mask of the Red Death, Annabel Lee, The Cask of Amontidallo, The Fall of the House of the Usher, Eleonora. I really enjoy reading his work because they are full of mystery. He portrays a great feeling of darkness in all his works. He was one of the authors we focused a lot during my junior and senior year. When I was

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    yet so fascinating, that you just wanted to get to know him more? Edgar Allan Poe wrote many stories and poems that usually ended sadly. He drank excessively, was known as a dark man, and tended to write stories of horror. Poe is one of the greatest authors in all of history because of his love for gothic themes, his passion for romance, his influence on detective stories, and his interesting characteristics. To begin with, Poe was a great author of his time period because of his passion for romance

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    be discussing about my poet Edgar Allan Poe. Poe had written numerous of poems and stories but the one I chose was “Annabel Lee”. This poem was written in 1849 which was a long time ago. Even though this poem is centuries old, it is still a well known poem. This whole project includes a biography, literary movement, and a explication about the poem. The biography includes where Poe grew up and how his lifestyle were. Through research and sources, I found out that Poe lived a hard life. He was in

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    still”(“Spirits Of The Dead”). As the “Father Of Horror” Poe loved to write about his feelings in a more, disturbing and haunting way. He wrote many great poems about death, ghosts, and even some love stories; but in a twisted way. Poe had a deep love for writing and for much of his life could not share that with the world. Once he got into college, Poe started sharing his works with others. Soon he became famous and earned the name “Father Of Horror”. Edgar Allen Poe’s tragic life led to a fascination with

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    author, Edgar Allan Poe, on Sunday October 7, 1849. In Massachusetts on the 19th day of January in the year 1809, Edgar Poe was born to actress Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe and actor David Poe Junior, making him an older brother to Rosalie Poe, and a younger one to William Henry Leonard Poe. Poe may, perchance, have been named after a character in the play that his parents were performing that year. He was never formally adopted, however, Edgar Poe was renamed Edgar Allan Poe when the John Allan family

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    and detective fiction genre, Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most remembered poets of all time. Usually when people think of him, mind images of premature burials, murders, madmen, and mysterious women who are taken back from pure death like some zombie-like creatures comes to mind. In 1809, Edgar was born the second son out of three, two of which became actors. After the death of his mother and father at the age of three, John and Francis Allan raised him in Virginia. Edgar was sent to the best boarding

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    influenced many other authors even into the 21st Century. Edgar Poe was born on 19 January 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of actors Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins (1787-1811) and David Poe (1784-1810). He had a brother named William Henry (1807-1831) and sister Rosalie (1811-1874). After the death of his parents Edgar was taken in by Frances (d.1829) and John Allan (d.1834), a wealthy merchant in Richmond, Virginia. Young Edgar traveled with the Allans to England in 1815 and attended school in Chelsea

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    we have all heard at least one. The Raven was Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem, among many other pieces. His writings depict a life of painful order, which reflect him and his experiences very well. In fact, he is most well known for writing morbid stories and gruesome poems. Poe’s disturbing childhood and ongoing life influenced his dark style and promoted his legacy. Poe was born in Boston on January 19, 1809 to a pair of traveling actors, David Poe, Jr. and Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins - both of whom

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    Edgar Allan Poe, considered the greatest American poet, was able to draw you into his world and make out believe in his sometimes unrealistic poems. Poe’s most famous works include The Raven, Tell-Tale Heart, and Tales of Ratiocination. Each of which, critics say, were able to control readers minds. Poe’s stories created a blue print for all other authors, no matter the genre, because he used characters to give information about himself, showed diversity by touching on different topics, and exaggerated

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    Edgar Allan Poe was an early to mid 19th century writer, poet and artist. Unlike most of his fellow writers Poe had very depressing and morbid stories to tell, and until later on after his death not many people knew why this was so. As other writers and poets told of the make believe or how things could be better, he focused on the supernatural and making sure his true emotions would show through his words. He was not a believer of covering up the truth as he saw it just to appeal to the faint hearted

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