Edgar Allan Poe Legacy

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Edgar Allen Poe, one of the world's greatest writers. This report will be about the life, death, and legacy of Edgar Allen Poe. Edgar Allen Poe has my noteworthy achievements along with a quite interesting life. With the influences he had as a child and his Virginia education here is the story of Edgar Allen Poe, one of history's greatest writers. Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. Poe, a son of an actor, never knew his parents very well because his father left early on, and his mother died early in his childhood. He went to live with the Allens, he made a bond that influenced him and his writing with Frances, the wife of John Allen. Poe went to the University of Virginia in 1826, but didn't receive enough funds from John Allen to continue, he then turned to gambling but only ended up in more debt. While Poe had been writing poems and other forms of writing since he was a young boy, he has more…show more content…
The last words Poe ever spoke was ¨Lord, help my poor soul.¨ Poe writings were very significant due to the fact that some are still some of the most spine tingling stories to date. While many believe Poe was a mentally deranged man he still wrote some of the scariest stories to date. These stories have lived on since 1849 and will still live on for many years to come. While Poe was believed to be mentally deranged he still is one of the greatest authors to date. He had no parents, and lived with a foster family. He never finished college and fell into great debt. As he became a rising author the fame was short lived as he was criticized by many. With some of the scariest stories to date and one of the best authors throughout history Poe is a very noteworthy author. As Poe had really began his career in debt he also ended his life in debt. For many years to come Poes various spine tingling stories shall live
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