Poe and Eleonora

Ties Between the Two

* Connections

~ In the story, the narrator falls in love with his cousin. Edgar Allan Poe also fell in love with his cousin, Virginia, who is about the same age as the narrators lover, Eleonora.

~Eleonora falls sick, Poe's wife also falls sick with tuberculosis.

~Eleonora eventually dies and so does Poe's wife, Virginia.

~After Eleonora's death, the narrator eventually leaves the Valley of Many-Colored Grass, Poe also left New York.

~And after leaving, the narrator falls in love and remarries, Poe also falls in love and was engaged to Sarah Shelton
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