Poe And Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston Massachusetts. Poe’s parents were Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe, Jr., both being actors. Poe really never knew his parents since at a young age his father had left and his mother passed away from tuberculosis when he was three. Needing a new family and having to leave both of his siblings, Poe joined a new one with his new parents being John and Frances Valentine Allan, which had a successful family life and fortune. At the age 13 Poe was already an amazing poet but was discouraged by his father, saying that he should follow in the family business. Poe then went to college and shined in all of classes but was soon in trouble when his father wouldn’t provide college funds with the correct amount so Poe was lead into gambling only causing him more debt and a bigger issue when going home to his father and also facing women troubles Poe moved back to Boston where around 1827 he had published his first book and joined the military. Poe had only came home because of his mother who was also dying of tuberculosis and while there Poe had made peace with his father and attended a Military Academy. Soon after joining the Academy Poe was then kicked out and fought even more with his father causing his father to disown him and never talk to him again. Poe had then moved and started to focus more on his writing and since then he had published his third book. A couple years later his father had died leaving his name out of the

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