Edgar Allan Poe 's The Raven

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“Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of it’s constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts” Edgar Allan Poe one of America 's best known poet, and author who became mad in the sense of insanity after his wife Virginia died of Tuberculous. This made Poe spiral into a deep depression which he wouldn’t be able to get himself out of because of the loss of his beloved Virginia. Poe had a very difficult, strange life, and a writing style like no one had ever seen before and that is what led him to be one of America’s most famous poets, and author.
“The Raven” is what made Poe the well known poet that he is today, and is considered the best poem he wrote. “With his short stories and poems, Edgar Allan Poe captured the imagination and interest around the world” (biography.com) Poe had a lot of talents and it led to the beginning of different literary genres, that gave him the nickname “Father of the Detective Story”. (Biography.com)
Poe’s father left family early in his life and his mother passed away when poe was three. Poe was adopted by John and Frances Allan, who were successful tobacco merchants. Poe and Frances had a bond but he never really had the same bond Poe had with John. There was also a issue with money between John and Poe. Poe’s parents sent him to the University of Virginia in 1826, but he did not receive enough money from John for Poe to continue going to the University because of poe’s excessive gambling. When this happened Poe

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