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  • Edgar Allan Poe

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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

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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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

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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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

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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    Have you ever heard of Edgar Allan Poe, the poet of darkness and fright? Well what your about to read will send you back in time to the age of Edgar Allan Poe himself and how he came to be. This will tell you about who he was before he became known as the writer and poet. Although Poe is famous for his books, he was also the editor of many magazines before he began his writing career. It will tell you of his dark and mysterious past and some of the possible ways he died. So step in and lets

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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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

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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    Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe, the first master of the short story, had written many short stories from mysteries to morbidity. Edgar was born on January 19,1809 in Boston, Massachussettes. Edgars Parents, David and Eliza, were both in the acting business. Poe also had a sister, who is rarely spoken of. When Edgar was young his father fleed from the family, leaving Edgar, his mother, and sister alone. At the age of two Edgar's mother died of tuberculosis. Edgar was then placed in a foster home

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    Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son of two poor touring actors, Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe Jr. The Poes traveled around to many different theaters, playing many different roles. While his mother was a well-known actor, his father was not, and was usually drunk during performances. David Poe abandoned his family when Edgar was about two and the rest of the Poe family left for Richmond, Virginia. Edgar’s mother died of tuberculosis

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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    Edgar Allan Poe was a man considered by many to be the personification of Death. He is regarded as a true American Genius whose works seized and frightened the minds of millions. However, Poe greatly differed from other acclaimed authors of his time. He had a unique writing style that completely altered the reality surrounding his readers. Rather than touch their hearts with lovable fictional characters he found a way of expressing himself that no other author had at the time. Poe’s combination

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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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

  • Edgar Allan Poe

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    Edgar Allan Poe was an author with great writing ability. His writing would have no substance if it had not been for the horrific life that he lived. Poe's writings completely encompassed the major disasters in his life, especially the many deaths he experienced in his family and his struggle with alcoholism. Edgar Allan Poe’s life was full of many difficulties especially in his early years. He was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. From his father deserting the family, to his mother dying of