What are some bad things poe did such as drink?B??

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What are some bad things poe did such as drink?B??

-- Anonymous, November 08, 2000


I'm not say i know all the answers but i do do know he did drugs. Today it would have been called Liquid Opuim... It was a commonly used drug. Most on children to calm their stomic! But it is not avialable still... a while ago it was removed from the stores ect. becuase it is an adictive drug!

-- Anonymous, November 10, 2000

In a recent lecture in American Lit., our instructor informed the class that Poe did indeed experiment with opium for a short time because he believed it would enhance his perception and creativity; he eventually realized that it had the opposite effect and discontinued its use. She mentioned that Poe had a disorder which caused him to pass out for quite a while after consuming only one or two drinks. He wasn't considered an alcoholic though, as he did not make it a habit. It is unfortunate that many instructors paint Poe as an insane addict when in fact, it seems that he was very much sane and very much a genius whose influence remains strong in our critical evaluation of literature today.

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2000

I herd from my dad that tax invasion was a problem from Mr. Poe. He did use the opium but it was for his bowls.(butt movements) I read Robin Hood for Ms. Wintrho and I got free jello. sincerely, John Smith age 9

-- Anonymous, November 02, 2001

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