Edgar Allan Poe was "the ________ of American _________ __________"

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Edgar Allan Poe is called "the _______________ of American ___________ _____________" If anyone you answer this tonight I would be very happy, because it is a homework question, and I have looked everywhere, and I can't find it. Thanks.

-- Anonymous, September 13, 2000


the Father of American Literature.

-- Anonymous, September 13, 2000


Edgar Allan Poe is generally referred to as the Father of the American detective story or the Father of the short story form. There is an annual award given to the best detective or mystery story called the "Edgar".


-- Anonymous, September 13, 2000

Smiley, Poe was the creator of the American Gothic horrer. the other ones are true but this is one thing that my teacher has taught us well in so try and use this

-- Anonymous, October 04, 2000

Poe is called the Father of Modern Mystery

-- Anonymous, April 10, 2001

The Father of American Gothic Literature

-- Anonymous, February 04, 2004

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