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Does Edgar write formal (with regular rhythm and rhyme as in sonnets and villanelles) or free verse poetry? What were his influences? What writers did he know and admire? What type of subject matter does he write about? hurrrry i need it soon

-- Anonymous, March 21, 2001


He wrote in both formal and free verse poetry. His poems were very lyrical and flowed together though not all of them rhymed. His influences were his life experances. I don't know who he admired. He wrote about death and more serious topics like that.

-- Anonymous, March 21, 2001

Poe admired the Romantics (no, not the characters from Dawson's creek), like Shelly and Wordsworth. I think he also admired Charles Dickens. His rigorous criticism of his contempories made him an unpopular boy...

-- Anonymous, March 24, 2001

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