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  1. 1. Edgar ALLENPOEA TALENTED TORMENTEDWRITERBY,TRENT GARVIN
  2. 2. THE EARLY YEARS BORN IN 1809 IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS HIS FATHER ABANDONED THE FAMILY AND HIS MOTHER DIED OF TUBERCULOSIS RAISED BY FOSTER PARENTS STARTED WRITING POEMS AND AT AGE 16 HAD ENOUGH TO FILL A BOOK
  3. 3. EDUCATION ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA WHERE HE WAS FORCED TO LEAVE DUE TO HEAVY DEBT ENLISTED IN THE ARMY AS HE CONTINUED TO WRITE AFTER HIS FOSTER MOTHER’S DEATH IN 1829, HE BECAME A CADET IN THE US MILITARY ACADEMY AT WESTPOINT AND WAS EXPELLED FOR DELIBERATLEY MISBEHAVING
  4. 4. LITERARY CAREER BEST KNOWN AS A LITERARY CRITIC DURING HIS LIFETIME TODAY IS WELL KNOWN FOR STORIES IN THE GOTHIC TRADITION FOUNDER OF THE SHORT STORY FIRST TO WRITE DETECTIVE STORIES POE THOUGHT HIS POEMS WERE HIS GREATEST WORKS
  5. 5. LITERARY DEVICES USED ALLITERATION- REPETITION OF THE INITIAL CONSONANT ASSONANCE- REPETITION OF SIMILAR VOWEL SOUNDS CLIMAX- THE TURNING POINT OF THE ACTION IN THE PLOT OF A PLAY OR STORY FORESHADOWING- HINT OF WHAT IS TO COME IN THE ACTION OF A PLAY OR STORY HYPERBOLE- A FIGURE OF SPEECH INVOLVING EXAGGERATION
  6. 6. STRUGGLES/SETBACKS FOSTER FATHER DIED AND LEFT HIM NOTHING DISPUTES WITH EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER LED HIM TO RESIGN BECAME EDITOR OF BURTON’S GENTLEMEN’S MAGAZINE BUT WAS FIRED MARRIED VIRGINIA CLEMM IN 1836 AND SHE DIED IN 1842 DIED IN 1849 AFTER COLLAPSING ON A STREET IN BALTIMORE AFTER HIS DEATH A BIOGRAPHY WAS PUBLISHED THAT ATTACKED HIS PERSONAL LIFE AND RUINED HIS REPUTATION FOR YEARS.
  7. 7. CAUSE OF DEATH THEORY WAS HE DIED OF HEART FAILURE FROM CONSUMING TOO MUCH ALCOHOL ANOTHER THEORY THAT HE DIED FROM RABIES, AFTER A CARDIOLOGIST REVIEWED HIS CASE
  8. 8. POE’S LEGACY WORKS EXPLORED THE DARK SIDE OF HUMAN NATURE WORKS REFLECTED A LIFE OF PAIN AND LOSS TODAY HE IS RECOGNIZED AS A MASTER OF POETRY AND SHORT STORIES
  9. 9. HIS FAMOUS WORKS: ARECITATION- THE RAVENONCE UPON THE MIDNIGHT DREARY, WHILE IPONDERED WEAK AND WEARY, OVER MANYA QUAINT AND CURIOUS VOLUME OFFORGOTTEN LORE, WHILE I NODDED NEARLYNAPPING, SUDDENLY THERE CAME ATAPPING,AS ONE GENTLY RAPPING,RAPPING AT MY CHAMBER DOOR.”TIS SOMEVISITOR”, I MUTTERED “TAPPING AT MYCHAMBER DOOR-ONLY THIS AND NOTHINGMORE…..
  10. 10. HIS FAMOUS WORKS: ANNABELLEE- A RECITATION IT WAS MANY AND MANY YEARS AGO , IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA, THAT A MAIDEN THERE LOVED WHOM YOU MAY KNOW BY THE NAME OF ANNABEL LEE;-- AND THIS MAIDEN SHE LIVED WITH NO OTHER THOUGHT  THAN THE LOVE AND LOVED BY ME. SHE WAS A CHILD AND I WAS A CHILD,  IN THIS KINGSOM BY THE SEA, BUT WE LOVED WITH A LOVE THAT WAS MORE THAN LOVE— I AND MY ANNABEL LEE--

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