The Writings of Edgar Allan Poe

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Authors have a special ability to create a separate world, but a great author lets us into their world and makes us feel something when we read their work. From all of the research Colton Coverston has done, he has come to the conclusion that Edgar Allan Poe should be in the top fifth American Authors on a top twenty greatest American author list. Edgar Allan Poe has written many pieces of writing, until he was fifteen. He was born to write. Edgar Allan Poe is a great author, because he wrote about profound things, and people are continually reading and enjoying them. Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19th, 1809. He died when he was only forty years old on December 7th, 1849 from suicide. Nobody knows why he killed himself, but many people believe that his life influenced his scary stories. Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous writing was The Raven. He started writing when he was fifteen years old, and his first writing was a poem. The poem was called Last Night, With Many Cares and Toils. His very last writing, and most famous was The Raven. Most of Edgar Allan Poe’s writings are set in a spooky and dark setting. Young readers today seem to enjoy dark writing. Stephen King is a popular and favorite in this generation. Stephen King writes in the same genre of Edgar Allan Poe, and they are both loved authors. They both are continually influencing this generation…
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