How did he die? : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

my friend and i were wondering how Edgar Allan Poe died. There are many rumors and some say he died of rabies! I was just wondering if anyone could clear this up for us! Thanks!

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2002


There are various rumors contributing to the death of Edgar A. Poe. The truth is, no one really know the truth about how Poe died, which makes it a great mystery.

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2002

you guys are fags and dont know anything

-- Anonymous, November 14, 2002

Without any confirming witness or evidence prior to his being discovered deathly ill in a tavern I believe has the best theory, one supported by the evidence of the times. Namely that Poe was shaghaied in a vote fraud scheme called "cooping" plied with drink and exhausted as he was taken to several polling places for repeat voting. Then the sick man was dumped with some of his clothes changed. Poe raved or offered no details. No one came forward. His health had already been mightily strained that year besides other symptoms of alcoholism and poverty, and it would not have taken much more to do him in. IF he did utter the name "Reynolds" that could have referred to a candidate or a few other possibilites. Rabies does not match the clear symptoms. Poe did drink water and regain some lucidity.

-- Anonymous, November 18, 2002

I am gay and don't know anything. I like getting guys up the ass.

-- Anonymous, November 18, 2002

I heard that he went away (for what? i don't know) and he was later found in the middle of the street wearing someone elses clothes and drunk. He was by this time very ill and he was admitted into a hospital. They thought he was used as a repeat voter (which is why he was in someone elses clothes, and why he was drunk) and the people just left him there when they were finished with him. That's what it said in a video about Poe in our English class.

-- Anonymous, November 24, 2002

Egar allen Poe iks a moron he likes to suck on peoples Poes

-- Anonymous, January 14, 2003

a big fuzzy bunny with rabies bit is butt and he liked it

-- Anonymous, July 03, 2003

i belive he died of a broken heart only b/c every woman he loved died

-- Anonymous, November 13, 2004

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