Poe's Lifestory

5 personal Connections

Connection 1.

1.) About Edgar Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809. Poe is famous for his tales, poems and stories. He captured the imagination and interest of his readers around the world. Because of his creative talents he was named "Father of the Detective Story". He never really knew his parents because, his father left really early in his life and his mom died when he was 3. In 1830 Poe published tales of the grotesque and arabesque. In 1841 he launched The murders in he Rue Morgue. In 1843 he won a literary prize for the Gold Bug. Later on in his life in 1847 his wife Virginia died, he was so sad. He left on September 27th, 1849 and was supposed to be headed to Philadelphia but was found in Baltimore on October 3rd. From there on he was taken to The Washington College Hospital where he died on October 7th.
Edgar Allan Poe Biography

Connection 2, 3, and 4

The story behind The raven, The Black Cat, And the Tell Tale Heart.

The book Raven Was Considered a great American Literary work and one of the best of Poe's career, It became a big hit, It numbers among the best-known poems in national literature. The black cat Had to do with his love of cats and dogs, He talks about a beautiful black cat named Pluto as his favorite, and later on he turns on the cat and kills it. The Tell Tale Heart on the other hand is kind of similar he kills and old man because he is terrified of his pale blue eye, but he doesn't think the man is bad he just thinks his eye is haunting him. Later on in the book he gets so irritated and nervous he tells the police what he did.

3 Of Poe's books written

Connection 5.)

Poe's Wife

Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe

Virginia was born August 15, 1822 she was the first wife of Edgar Poe. Virginia was actually Poe's Cousin, she met him at age 7. She was 13 and Edgar was 27 when they got married on May 16, 1835. Later on she was diagnosed with tuberculosis. Which led to her disability, They finally moved to their final house in May of 1846 to New York were even though he was poor financially took care of her. By January 30, 1847 she passed away sadly.