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How did Edgar Allan Poe's life experiences affected his writing?

-- Anonymous, April 03, 2003


from everything i've read on Poe , I feel that in someway the events in his life, such as losing his parents at such a young age, probably not having a role model(so to speak),and losing his true love(wife), coupled with other problems,he; to me, seemed like a very unhappy person through most of his life. I think somehow he wants to blame God for his misfortunes,and at the same time make peace with him. I sense these feelings all through Poe's life, and writings!

-- Anonymous, September 12, 2003

it is said that his dad is the influence in "the cask of amontillado"

-- Anonymous, March 09, 2004

i think it affected his life because it was in his way and he sould of kelp on doing his jodb i loved his books. R.I.P POE

-- Anonymous, March 16, 2004

Poe was a stupid sick pervert. He married his cousin. Sicko. He's in hell now.

-- Anonymous, March 30, 2004

hmmm well einstein married his cuz too, i guess it was just the cool thing to do back then. its ok man dont get too upset.

-- Anonymous, May 04, 2004

Ok so some people obviously need some help upstairs. Now for the question Poe's life had a huge impact on his writing. From the beginning of his life he experienced loss. That is why his writings or not to put it simply happy. Listen if you are not happy obviously you’re not going to Wright about happy things. Poe wrote as other writers do how he felt.

-- Anonymous, May 18, 2004

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