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Edgar Allen Poe was one of America’s most best writers and poets. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe were the son of two poor actors. He were orphaned at an early age. Taken in and reared by a Virginia merchant named John Allen. He grew up in Virginia and England. Poe’s life was filled with turmoil, tragedy, and failure. He often fought with John Allen, who eventually dumped him. He left the University of Virginia because of financial troubles. He was expelled from West Point. He had trouble with alcohol and drugs, and he had trouble supporting his family. His wife suffered from poor health and died at an early age. Poe suffered
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Unformatted text preview: from madness and depression. He attempted suicide in 1848, and he died in 1849. Poe first began writing and publishing his stuff in the 1830s. Him best known works often dealt with mystery and murder. He is considered the father of the horror story. In stories such as “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “Murder in the Rue Morgue,” Poe explore the dark side of human nature. Poe also wrote poetry. “The Raven” was one of the hottest poems of it’s day....
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