what event in his time period inluenced his writing?

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what events in the time period of his life influenced poe's writing? (1800-1850) for example, fitzgerald was influenced by the roaring 20s..

-- Anonymous, May 25, 2002


The post-Revolutionary war generation where the war was now a patriotic legend, the country was growing, urban sprawl, growth of an American literary culture, the growing divide between North and South, the Napoleonic-Romantic era, westward expansion and especially exploration of the west and the South Seas.

-- Anonymous, May 26, 2002

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