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Edgar Allen Poe

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Cody Batchelor

on 15 March 2016

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Transcript of Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allan Poe
Poe's Life
Poe's Work
Poe's Death
Born: In Boston on January 19, 1809
Death: October 7, 1849
Parents: David and Eliza Poe
Eliza Poe dies on theatrical tour in Richmond, Virginia on December 8, 1811.

After the death, Edgar is taken in by John and Frances Allan
On February 28, 1829 Frances Allan dies. Then on March 27, 1834 John Allan dies.

After that happens, Edgar marries Virginia Clemm on May 16, 1836 and Virginia was only 13 years old.

In 1841 Poe publishes his first modern detective story, "Murders in the Rue Morgue."

Also in 1842 Poe creates multiple stories, " The Masque of the Red Death" was one and "The Mystery of Marie Rogel."

In 1844 Poe moves to New York and he publishes "The Raven". Once he is in New York he publishes more poems in November of 1845.
In 1846 Poe moves to a different part of New York and publishes the story "The Cask of Amontillado". He also writes a critical essay named "The Philosophey of Composition".
Poe's Education

Poe first started attending a school in London when he was with the Allans 1815-1820. In 1821 he continued school in Richmond, Virginia.
In 1826 he became a student at University of Virginia. At the University of Virginia he exceled in ancient and modern languages.
Once Frances Allan dies, Poe transferred to Fortress Monroe, Virginia and was in the U.S. Army then in 1831 he gets expelled from West Point.
Many people came up with different things that they thought had caused Poe's death, such as Epilepsy, Beating,Toxic Disorder and more.

Poe's death took place on October 7, 1849, but no one could not figure out what caused it.
After taking a DNA test they had found out the cause of Edgar Allan Poe's death and it was rabies.
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