In the story "Eleonora", the narrator is married to his cousin just as Poe married his cousin Virginia in his own life.
In the story, "Eleonora", Poes' wife passed young just as his cousin Virginia
The narrators wife and Poes wife both died of illness
The narrator and Poe both struggled with their wives deaths
In the story "Eleonora", the narrator seeks love after his wifes death, just as Poe tried in his life.