Drug addiction, drinking, and Poe

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How did Poe's drug addiction, drinking problem and past family problems affect his writing?

-- Anonymous, March 25, 2002



See the article at http://www.eapoe.org/geninfo/poealchl.htm

Hope it clears it up for you.

-- Anonymous, March 25, 2002

Hey Erica, I think I got an answer for you! No offence but...He was looney! He's my favorite author but...just look at his writing! The poor man was depressed! I bet that's why he wrote about love, parting, murder, death, and horror!

-- Anonymous, April 13, 2002

He was influensed by his own life being depressed and lonly was a major part of his life so i hope that hepls

-- Anonymous, October 20, 2002

i dont know

-- Anonymous, April 24, 2003

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