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Edgar Allan Poe by Zaida Merino


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Edgar Allan Poe by Zaida Merino

  1. 1. Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849)
  2. 2. Childhood• January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts• Raised by John Allan• Grammar school in Irvine(Scotland), boarding school in Chelsea, ReverendJohn Bransby’s Manor House School at Stoke Newington.
  3. 3. Early life• Army• Several problems
  4. 4. Adult life
  5. 5. His worksMain tales-Tales of the Grotesque andArabesque-The Murders in the Rue Morgue."-“The pit and the pendulum”Poetry-"The Raven." -“The haunted palace”-
  6. 6. Why was he so important?• Mystery and Macabre• Short story• The inventor of the detective fiction genre.dgar Allan Poe House and Museum-Baltimore, Maryland-Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum-Richmund, Virginia