Edgar Allan Poe Author Study
By: Ashlyn Schauer
Who was Edgar Allan Poe
How big a part of his life was filled with sickness and death?
What was his childhood like?
When did he publish his first written work?
What was his most significant work?
What themes from his life are evident in his work?
Why was his death such a myserty?
Edgar Allan Poe's death was and still is such a mystery because he was missing for a few days. Then was found delirious on the streets shortly before his death on October 7, 1849.
No one truly knows what happened to Edgar that night or why and how he died.
What was Edgar Allan Poe's impact or influence on the world?
Edgar Allan Poe has influenced our modern world in many ways from his style of literature to his inspiration to other authors. Edgar is known as the father of detective novels. He was one of the first authors to write thrilling and dark detective novels. Some might even like to think that without Edgar Allan Poe's mysteries the world may have never heard of the now famous author Stephen King.