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How did Poe influence American literature?

-- Anonymous, February 25, 2003


He wrote the 1st dectective story, so he creater the Mystery. He was one of our greatest romantic poets. He worte about the changing of the times in our country. The peeny press was just strating out, they where filled with the details of Murder that the papers would not tell you about, Poe wrote a book expanding on that, do the frist true muder book. Poe was an arthur befor his time. He introduced so many thing to our literature.

-- Anonymous, March 12, 2003

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