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Edgar Allan Poe

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Rose Elboudi

on 21 January 2014

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Transcript of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe
Style Technique:
Analytical Thought
January 19, 1809 in Boston
Early Childhood
1810,father disappears
1811,mother dies of tuberculosis at his age of 3; he is left orphaned
1815,Allan family takes him in
1815-1827,enrolled in school
1827,first published book
1827,joins the United States Army
1835,wins a writing contest
October 7, 1849 in Baltimore
The Masque of the Red Death
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Style Technique:


the use of symbols to convey an idea or a concept
The Raven
The End.
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Influence on
Pop Culture
- Many troubles in his life; foster father, military, alcohol addiction, gambling addiction

- Many tragedies; mother's
death, fostered, wife's
- Edgar Allan Poe uses alot of symbolism in his short stories and poems. In partners of two, pick any object in this room and write a small passage incorporating the object as a symbol in a very short story.
- Detective fiction
- Double murder of Mme. L'Espanaye & her daughter Camille
- Auguste Dupin & Un-named narrator solve the double murder mystery
- Masked Guest: embodiment of the Red Death
- Prince Prospero: victim of the Red Death
- Themes of life & inescapable death
- Un-named narrator: mourns the loss of his love
- The Raven: symbolizes death and never-ending remembrance
- the Ourang-outang: animalistic sense to murder
- Dupin uses psychological analysis; believes that the police do not see the big picture
- the masked guest, 7 colored rooms, ivory clock
- the Raven, Lenore's portrait
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