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Edger Allan Poe
Edger Allan Poe
Edger Allan Poe
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Edger Allan Poe
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  • 1. Edgar Allan Poe
  • 2. Poe's early life
    • Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809.
    To learn more about Poe’s life click on the picture of the Poe museum.
  • 3. Poe’s foster family
    • When Poe was a child, his father ran away and his mother had died of tuberculosis. So Poe was fostered by John and Frances Allan but was never adopted.
    • Click on the picture of John
    • to learn more about him.
  • 4. Virginia Eliza Clemm
    • Edgar Allan Poe was
    • married to his cousin
    • Virginia Eliza Clemm
    • when she was thirteen
    • and he was twenty-seven.
    • To learn more
    • about Virginia click on
    • her picture.
  • 5. Poe’s military career
    • Before Poe was an author he was in the military for 2 years until he was dismissed by a court martial.
    • To learn more about
    • Poe’s military career
    • click on the word military .
  • 6. Poe’s works
    • Poe is one of the first American horror/mystery authors.
    • Some examples of his works are the Raven , Tale Tell Heart , Pit and Pendulum , The Cask of Amontillado , and The Fall of The House of Usher .
    • You can click here to see a list of his works.
    • Poe's stories
    • Poe’s poems
  • 7. Poe’s death and theories
    • Poe died on October 7, 1849. Nobody knows how he died but there is many theories on his death.
    • Click on Edger Allan Poe Death Theories to learn more on these theories.
  • 8. The Edgar Award
    • This awards are for the best mystery novels, best first mystery novels American Author, and best paperback original mystery.
    • To learn more about the
    • Edgar Award and
    • winners of the Edgar
    • award click on the Edgar

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