Edgar Allan Poe Questions and Answers

Edgar Allan Poe

In the A&E Biography of Edgar Allan Poe, it is mentioned that Poe's death may have been caused by illegal voting practices in Baltimore. It seems that some pollsters would round up vagrants and...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2009 1:20 pm UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

It should be kept in mind that Edgar Allan Poe was not only a poet, an essayist, a short story writer, and a critic, but that he made most of his income as an editor. As a successful editor he knew...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2012 9:02 pm UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

In answering this question you will want to refer to the way in which Poe creates personas and characters and manages to enter their minds, telling their stories using the first person perspective,...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2011 7:44 pm UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

The father of the modern horror short story as well as modern detective short fiction, Edgar Allan Poe attended the West Point Military Academy for a short time after previously serving in the...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2009 6:09 am UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

As the eNotes biography of Edgar Allan Poe, the link to which is provided below, shows, Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. While he was born in Boston, however, he was...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2013 5:04 pm UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was actually born under the name of Edgar Poe on January 19, 1809. He was born in the east coast city of Boston Massachusetts. Later he married his 13 year old cousin Virginia...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2013 10:24 pm UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

Literal associations would be hard to determine. He was not a member of the University of Virginia or West Point Alumni Associations; to the degree that they might have existed in the late 1820s,...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2016 5:29 am UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

The reason why fear consistently seems to be the natural state of being in all of Poe's stories is because his writings are inspired by the literary movement of Romanticism, specifically, Gothic...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2011 12:50 am UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

In order to verify claims—even those posited by scientists and other professionals—one must conduct fact-checking research. How would you evaluate this particular thesis? Firstly, you should find...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2018 7:36 am UTC

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Edgar Allan Poe

Poe is fascinated by death, but more than that, by the state of mind contemplating death creates. Death figures in many of Poe's works: In his poem "Annabel Lee," Annabel dies in her "kingdom by...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2016 12:27 pm UTC

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