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    Edgar12 Edgar Allan Poe born January 19‚ 1809‚ Boston‚ Massachusetts‚ U.S. died October 7‚ 1849‚ Baltimore‚ Maryland. American short story writer‚ poet‚ novelist‚ essayist‚ editor‚ and critic‚ famous for his cultivation of mystery and the macabre. The atmosphere in his tales of horror is unrivalled in American fiction‚ earning him‚ rightfully‚ the title of father of modern horror literature. His tale "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1841) initiated the modern detective story. His

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    Edgar Allan Poe was an American author‚ poet‚ editor and literary critic‚ considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and horror. American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre with the worst life background full of tuberculosis cases he was orphaned young when his mother died shortly after his father abandoned the family. He is not only known for his stories and past‚ but about his quotes that changed

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    III 01 March 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe was labeled as one of America’s major writers (Encyclopedia of World Biography). He wrote poetry‚ fiction‚ poetry‚ criticism and he was a magazine editor (Encyclopedia of World Biography). He was best known as an editor and critic; his short stories didn’t have that big of an audience (Encyclopedia of World Biography). Most of Poe’s stories were written in a gothic style‚ and had a dark‚ mysterious mood to them. Edgar Allan Poe was born January

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    Edgar Allan Poe’s writing does truly contain unique stylistic elements. His writing style is very special and plays a trick in questioning the mind. Poe’s story “The Cask of Amontillado” displays the use of the stylistic element verbal irony. Poe’s story also exhibits mood‚ to create plot and value. Edgar Allan Poe used verbal irony through the story “The Cask of Amontillado”. An example of Poe’s verbal irony; when the main character Montressor speaks to Fortunato and says “My dear Fortunato‚

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    on in life. This is such the case with Edgar Allan Poe. His difficult life is‚ without a doubt‚ reflected in his dark‚ macabre tales and poems. He is widely acknowledged as the inventor of the modern detective story and an innovator in the science fiction genre‚ but he made his living as America’s first great literary critic and theoretician. Poe’s reputation today rests primarily on his tales of terror as well as on his haunting lyric poetry. Edgar Allan Poe used his literary works‚ to alleviate

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    conceived from the mind of Edgar Allan Poe‚ a scent of his essence had been molded into each to leave the reader with a better understanding of Poe ’s life. Poe displayed his greatest life ’s achievements and his worst disappointments in a series of stories created throughout his whole life. It is the goal of this research paper to reveal symbolic facts about his life and define these hidden maxims in a way that is easy to understand and beneficial to the reader. Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19th

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    The Revolution of Poe Edgar Allan Poe has an acute and distinctive ability to capture the darkest and most heinous fascination of his readers‚ even years following his mysterious death. “He is the most often read of all of his contemporaries‚ but this is no accident‚ for this neurotic and unhappy artist is strangely modern‚ oddly keeping in with our own neurotic and unhappy age” (Van Stern xvi). What Poe introduced to America was the depth of darkest places of the human psyche‚ which was a relatively

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    Chong Mrs. Gronlund AP English IV 21 February 2012 The Influence of Women in Edgar Allen Poe’s Works Edgar Allan Poe is considered one of the most inspiring writers of the nineteenth century‚ creating a new extension to American literature. He is famously known for  writing “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Raven.” His writings are often times considered dark and bleak due to past experiences. The experiences Poe includes in his writings are results of the women he met in his lifetime. Within

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    American fiction is Edgar Allan Poe. Poe also created the detective story and gave American literature some of its most popular and enduring works. Poe is definitely one of America’s greatest authors. First of all‚ Poe made horror fiction a part of American literature. Even in his lifetime‚ Poe was recognized for his skill in crafting horror tales. James Russell Lowell wrote a positive review of Poe and his works for Graham’s Magazine in 1845. In the article‚ Lowell notes that “Mr. Poe has chosen to

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    Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston on January 19‚ 1809 during his life he was one of the most celebrated writers of dark poetry and fiction. He has a unique style of Gothicism in his narratives. Poe’s works haunt the mind and thrill the body. His story lines have left chills up readers’ spines for so many years‚ and he creates atmospheres that only a vampire would be comfortable in. The work of Edgar Allan Poe has many themes and literary devices including setting‚ symbolism‚ and importantly imagery

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