Edgar Allan Poe1809-1849
Life•He became orphan at the age of two.•He was adopted by the family of John Allan.•He studied in Chelsea.•He had alcohol...
• He started to write when he was in the Army.• He married his Cousin, Virginia Clemm.• He participated in several magazin...
Works• He started to write untitled poems.• His first books were : Tamerlane and other poems and AlAaraf, Tamerlane and mi...
Works• He wrote different genres:Stories: The Black Cat, the Purloined Letter,Metzengerstein…Novel: The Narrative of Art...
Importance• He wrote important works.• He influenced some writersin many ways.• He unveiled the gothicgrotesque genre in l...
Importance• He wrote important works.• He influenced some writersin many ways.• He unveiled the gothicgrotesque genre in l...
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Edgar Allan Poe by Paula Y.

  1. 1. Edgar Allan Poe1809-1849
  2. 2. Life•He became orphan at the age of two.•He was adopted by the family of John Allan.•He studied in Chelsea.•He had alcoholic problems.•He went to university but he started to have a lot ofdebts.•He enlisted himself at the army.
  3. 3. • He started to write when he was in the Army.• He married his Cousin, Virginia Clemm.• He participated in several magazines.• When she died, he started to drink a lot.• He died in Baltimor in 1849.Life
  4. 4. Works• He started to write untitled poems.• His first books were : Tamerlane and other poems and AlAaraf, Tamerlane and minor poems.• He wrote in several magazines.• His most famous work is The Raven.• He emphasized especially in the genre of mystery andhorror.
  5. 5. Works• He wrote different genres:Stories: The Black Cat, the Purloined Letter,Metzengerstein…Novel: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym ofNantucket.Poetry: The Raven, To Helen, The Sleeper, Israfel…
  6. 6. Importance• He wrote important works.• He influenced some writersin many ways.• He unveiled the gothicgrotesque genre in literature.
  7. 7. Importance• He wrote important works.• He influenced some writersin many ways.• He unveiled the gothicgrotesque genre in literature.

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