Did Edgar Poe really kill his wife

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is it true tha Edgar Allan Poe killed his wife and that is why he wrote he poem "Raven" because he felt guilty about what he had done?

-- Anonymous, February 10, 2003


No, Poe didn't kill his wife Virginia who died of tuberculosis. However, Poe did feel somewhat guilty for his inability to provide Virginia with adequate medical care, a fact he felt led to an early death. Many of Poe's works written after Virginia's death reflect a man's sorrow for a lost love. However, THE RAVEN was written and published before the death of Poe's wife.

-- Anonymous, February 11, 2003

he Bloodily bare handed murdered her!!! he gouged out her eye balls and skull fcked her

-- Anonymous, February 13, 2003

NO! He didn't kill his wife/cousin. She died of tuberculosis. That is about the time he wrote "The Raven", "Annabelle Lee", "For Annie" and many others. He loved her very much and would never do that.

-- Anonymous, February 13, 2003

that is the stupidest thing i have ever heard! poe killing his wife?!! give me a break. if u knew anything about this great man poe, u would know that he was so in love with her and tormented by her death. how dare u say that he would kill someone who he held so dear to his heart.

-- Anonymous, February 16, 2003

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