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  1. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe is a man who is considered to be a true American genius of our time, and by many, the personification of death. His works have been collected and celebrated for over a hundred years from this day. He was a man who’s dreary horror tales captured and frightened the minds of mil

  2. Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King: a Comparison and Contrast of Their W

    In human nature there exists a morbid desire to explore the darker realms of life. As sensitive beings we make every effort to deny our curiosity in the things that frighten us, and will calmly reassure our children that there aren't any creatures under their beds each night, but deep down we secret

  3. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe was a master of his craft, gifted with the talent of introducing each reader to his or her own fears. As the first writer to compose tales of horror, death, and mystery into literature and poetry, he is blessed, maybe even cursed, with an imagination that set higher standards in the

  4. Edgar Allan Poe

    Father of Mystery Literature is something that has been changing and developing for centuries. Without the writers of the past, who were creatively expressing themselves, literature would not be what it is today. Emily Dickinson, William Wordsworth, and T.S. Elliot are just a few authors who contr

  5. The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe

    Best known for his poems and short fiction, Edgar Allan Poe, born in Boston, Jan. 19, 1809, died Oct. 7, 1849 in Baltimore, deserves more credit than any other writer for the transformation of the short story from anecdote to art. He virtually created the detective story and perfected the psychologi

  6. The Autobiographical Elements in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe

    The Autobiographical Elements in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe "There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportions" (Biography on Poe 8). Edgar Alan Poe endured a very difficult life and this is evident in his literary style. He was once titled the "master of the macabre."

  7. Edgar Allan Poe

    By: James Williams In every story conceived from the mind of Edgar Allan Poe, a scent of his essence had been molded into each to leave the reader with a better understanding of Poe's life. Poe displayed his greatest life's achievements and his worst disappointments in a series of stories create

  8. Edgar Allan Poe 2

    Absence of Beauty Edgar Allan Poe sees evil as a living threat to man because he lives in its presence. Parallel with the tragedies in his own life relating to the deaths of his young mother, wife and others he loved in his life. It is no wonder that he sees the absence of beauty as evil, beca

  9. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe was a bizarre and often scary writer. People throughout history have often wondered why his writings were so fantastically different and unusual. They were not the result of a diseased mind, as some think. Rather they came from a tense and miserable life. Edgar

  10. Common Themes of Edgar Allan Poe

    An Analysis of the Common Themes Found in selected works of Edgar Allan Poe A Research Presented to The faculty of the English Department In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in English IV By March 2010 Acknowledgement The researcher would like to thank the following peop

  11. Edgar Allan Poe: Reflection of His Pessimistic Moods in His Work

    Edgar Allan Poe: Reflection of His Pessimistic Moods in His Work Throughout literature, an author's works almost always reflect their mood and character. Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer whose short stories and poems reflected his pessimistic moods. One of Poe's poems, "The Raven," is abou

  12. Obsession-Good or Bad

    Obsession: Good or Bad? Obsession can be either good or bad. It can cause people to behave a certain way that others may see as crazy and it can cause people to be so determined to achieve their goals that others will be so proud. In examining the stories, "The yellow Wall Paper", "The C

  13. The Tragedy of Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe is one of the leading figures of American literature. He is known as a poet and a critic, but is most famous as the first master of the short story form, especially tales of the mysterious and gruesome. In Poe's poems, like his tales, his characters are tortured by nameless fears an

  14. The Creator of Detective Stories and Psychological Thriller

    Edgar Allan Poe During the 1800’s many romantic writers emerged as the best writers of the time. Edgar Allan Poe, a dark romantic, was the creator of detective stories and perfected the psychological thriller. Many aspects of Poe’s life and his writings distinguished him from other authors.

  15. Edgar

    Edgar Allan Poe The poem “The Raven” was written by Edgar Allan Poe who wrote horror and suspense tales. He is best known for his poems and short fiction. Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most famous American poets. He deserves most credit for short suspenseful mysteries, and he perfe

  16. Edgar Allen Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe was a poet, a writer, an artist, a thinker, and a dreamer. We all know of Edgar Allan Poe, but do we really know about him? There are many interesting facts about Edgar Allan Poe that most people would never even think of. That is what my essay is about. Edgar Allan Poe was bo

  17. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe was a nineteenth century author best known for his poetry and stories of terror, grief, revenge, and death. He based his stories on the influences of his childhood through much struggling. He finally achieved success at the end of his life. Edgar Allan Poe's parents were actors

  18. Edgar Allan Poe

    David Tenorio English 112 Mrs. Williams April 27, 2007 Edgar Allan Poe Best known for his poems and short fiction, Edgar Allan Poe, deserves more recognition than any other writer for the revolution of the short story from anecdote to art. He virtually created the detective story and perfected

  19. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe Many authors have made great contributions to the world of literature. Mark Twain introduced Americans to life on the Mississippi. Thomas Hardy wrote on his pessimistic views of the Victorian Age. Another author that influenced literature is Edgar Allan P

  20. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe, whose personal torment so powerfully informed his visionary prose and poetry, is a towering figure in the history of American literature. He endured a very difficult life which is evident in his literary style. He was a Virginian gentleman and the son of itinerant actors, the heir t

  21. A Story of Psychological Tale

    J. Lasley Dameron and Irby B. Cauthen, Jr., Edgar Allan Poe: A Bibliography of Criticism 1827-1967 (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1974). Although many tales of violent revenge had been written before Poe composed The Cask of Amontillado, Poe's story is significant because it i

  22. The Tragic Life of Edgar Allen Poe

    The Tragic Life of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe’s life was nothing short of tragic. Poe is known for being the starter of chilling horror and detective stories. Born in 1809, Poe’s father abandoned him and his mother when he was very young, and his mother died from Tuberculosis when he was

  23. A Psychological View of Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49). Although he sees himself as primarily a poet. His Gothic tales of the grotesque and dark side of life appear to be the subject of immense critical investigation ; some critics praise his works while others do not perceive him as a serious writer. However the critics divide

  24. Annabel Lee

    If Edgar Allan Poe’s reader’s in 1849 were searching for something to quench their dismal thirsts, than his usual melancholy vibe, gothic elements, and premature death of a beautiful girl must have been most satisfying with his poem “Annabel Lee.” But if his readers were hoping for a refresh

  25. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe Poe, Edgar Allan, known as a poet and critic but most famous as the first master of the short-story form, especially tales of the mysterious and macabre. The literary merits of Poe's writings have been debated since his death, but his works have remained popular and many major Amer

  26. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe was born near London on the 19th of January 1809. His mother was an actor and his father was a doctor. When Poe was 2 years old his father disappeared. His mother, who was seriously ill in tuberculosis, took Poe and his sister to Richmond, Virginia. Poe's mother die

  27. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe, the first master of the short story, had written many short stories from mysteries to morbidity. Edgar was born on January 19,1809 in Boston, Massachussettes. Edgars Parents, David and Eliza, were both in the acting business. Poe also had a sister, who is rarely

  28. A Critical Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe

    A Critical Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe is an elaborate writer belonging to the 19th century. His interpretation of human desires drips with dramatic realism, clawing its way into the darkest corners of our own souls. Poe believed that in everyone prowls the potential to perpet

  29. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe, a man of mystery and terror, known for his eerie short stories and poems. His life is a story of triumph and tragedy. As a child Poe spent many years alone. He never got the full understanding of death, which unfortunately was a big part of his life… His mother w

  30. Similar Gothic Elements in the Work of Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Similar Gothic Elements in the Work of Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe are considered masters of American gothic fiction. They used similar gothic elements in their writing and used it to build up a sense of impending doom. Even today numerous