Running Head: Edgar Allen Poe 1. Edgar Allen Poe2. . .

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Running head: EDGAR ALLEN POE 1 EDGAR ALLEN POE 2 Edgar Allen Poe Name Course Professor’s name Institution Date Edgar Allen Poe Edgar Allen Poe is well recognized as the author of numerous great stories of suspense and horror. He also needs to be remembered as the single author who did help in establishing and developing the real contribution of the America to the actual literature of the world, the short-story form (Bagert, 2008). Poe was the initial writer who recognized that short story was some kind of different fiction than the novel and the first person to insist that for the story to have strong impact on the reader, then each and every detail of the story has to make a contribution regarding that effect…show more content…
He struggles so hard to make the literacy work of the American become relevant in all parts of the world. Despite the fact that most of the early criticism developed by Poe was routine review of work, he started in his reviews to make consideration on the basic condition of the poetry as well as short fiction and to come up with some form of theoretical analyses of these two different genres, drawing upon the criticism of the German people on Schlegel and the English criticism of Taylor Samuel Coleridge (Phillips & Hayes, 2011). The main contribution made by Poe to the criticism is the discussion he placed on some specific generic features of short fictions in one of his commonly known review of Twice-Told Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne (Poe, 2012). Poe makes a very much convincing case for the single organic unity of the short fiction, argues very strongly in favor of its dependence based on some form of unified effect and show in a more clear manner how it has close alignment to the poem in question rather than the novel (Phillips & Hayes, 2011). Poe’s ideas within the short tale have lived to influence writers of short-story and literary critics since that point in time. Within his theories of the short story, Poe makes an argument that whereas within long works one can always be happy about some kind of passages, within short

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