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Did Edgar Allen Poe ever have an actual job? what was his profession? Rumor has it that he was a scientist.. is that true?

-- Anonymous, October 05, 2004


Poe was not a professional scientist. However, his mind was first- rate. When he applied it to science, he produced "Eureka." This writing anticipated some 20th century scientific theories. It also contained many interesting scientific-philosophical speculations. Through the use of pure reason, he was able to explain large-scale phenomena.

Otherwise, he held jobs as writer, editor, and critic for various magazines.

-- Anonymous, October 05, 2004

poe was a writer and did have a job he was more or less ajournalist. his poem the raven was a smash hit. he only earned 10 dollars for the poem.

-- Anonymous, October 07, 2004

poe was an avid scatologist as well. although he is known to have made little notes in this field of science. he did keep many stool sample he would occationally throw against his wall when they were just ready. he would also invite little girls up to his room for "lickerish" he was always a bit a lad.

-- Anonymous, October 09, 2004

you people are nerds who have 2 get a life-who cares if poe had a job or not-weirdos

-- Anonymous, October 12, 2004

WAz^ with u dudes-i cant believe u have time for this-cmon bbl poe was apoet-duh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Anonymous, October 12, 2004

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