Life of Edgar Allan Poe
By: Sophia Gibson
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L o v e
After West Point he settled down in Richmond, Virginia with his wife, that was his 13 year old Cousin, Virginia. She died at a young age, on January 30, 1847. Sadly Poe did not have much luck when it came to have a long marriage.
5 FUN FACTS
2} He was credited for defining the modern short story.
3} Poe originally wanted to use a parrot instead of a raven.
4} Poe's cat could not live with out him.
5} He lost his first love when he was only 15.