Poe's elements of detective fiction?

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What are Poe's famous elements presented in his mystery/ detective fiction writting?

-- Anonymous, April 20, 2000


One element of Poe's mystery/detective writing is the fact he likes to tell the ending almost at the beginning of the story and work his way back.

-- Anonymous, November 28, 2000

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