Edgar Allan Poe by Anna

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Edgar Allan Poe by Anna

  1. 1. Edgar Allan PoeBy: Anna Sánchez
  2. 2. Poe’s childhood Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809 in Boston andhe died when he was forty years old. He was an orphan, brought up by John andFrances Allan.
  3. 3. Poe’s childhood School ➪ Irvine, Scotland Chelsea ➪ 1817 Reverend John Brasby’s Manor House School ➪Stoke Newington
  4. 4. His adult life○ University of Virginia ➪ Lack of money○ The army ➪ West Point○ Married ➪ Virginia (13)○ He started writing in an anonymous way ➪Tamerlane and other poems: ‘A Bostonian’
  5. 5. The Raven Narrative poem January ➪ 1845 Musicality Stylized language Supernatural atmosphere Sad man ➪ ‘Nevermore’ Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots ofEighty by Charles Dickens
  6. 6. Why is he considered an importantwriter? American author, poet, editor and literary critic. Considered part of the Romantic Movement. Considered the inventor of the detective fictiongenre.
  7. 7. Why is he considered an importantwriter? American author, poet, editor and literary critic. Considered part of the Romantic Movement. Considered the inventor of the detective fictiongenre.

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