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Do you think that writers today got their writing styles from poe, due to poe's stories where in detail from start to finish and at some points he would end humorously or go out with a bang, and most of todays writers are that way? agree or not
-- Anonymous, January 31, 2000
Yes, in some ways I think that our today's writers did get some ideas from Poe. Look at Stephen King. He always uses good details, very good suspense, and yes sometimes humorous. He can use keep you going into the stories. One thing about Poe is he uses first person so he really gets you invovled. It's almost to the point that you picture yourself doing that to that certain character. And in a way alot of our today's writers do that.
-- Anonymous, February 03, 2000