Edger Allan Poe


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Edger Allan Poe

  1. 1. Edgar Allan Poe
  2. 2. Poe's early life <ul><li>Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. </li></ul>To learn more about Poe’s life click on the picture of the Poe museum.
  3. 3. Poe’s foster family <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the picture of John </li></ul><ul><li>to learn more about him. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Virginia Eliza Clemm <ul><li>Edgar Allan Poe was </li></ul><ul><li>married to his cousin </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Eliza Clemm </li></ul><ul><li>when she was thirteen </li></ul><ul><li>and he was twenty-seven. </li></ul><ul><li>To learn more </li></ul><ul><li>about Virginia click on </li></ul><ul><li>her picture. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Poe’s military career <ul><li>Before Poe was an author he was in the military for 2 years until he was dismissed by a court martial. </li></ul><ul><li>To learn more about </li></ul><ul><li>Poe’s military career </li></ul><ul><li>click on the word military . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Poe’s works <ul><li>Poe is one of the first American horror/mystery authors. </li></ul><ul><li>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 . </li></ul><ul><li>You can click here to see a list of his works. </li></ul><ul><li>Poe's stories </li></ul><ul><li>Poe’s poems </li></ul>
  7. 7. Poe’s death and theories <ul><li>Poe died on October 7, 1849. Nobody knows how he died but there is many theories on his death. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Edger Allan Poe Death Theories to learn more on these theories. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Edgar Award <ul><li>This awards are for the best mystery novels, best first mystery novels American Author, and best paperback original mystery. </li></ul><ul><li>To learn more about the </li></ul><ul><li>Edgar Award and </li></ul><ul><li>winners of the Edgar </li></ul><ul><li>award click on the Edgar </li></ul>