Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Biography of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was a great man who?s goal in writing was to send chills down the spines of his readers which he successfully achieved through his eerie stories and poems. But what made him this way In order to understand the reasons for Edgar Allan Poe?s writings, we must look back to the very beginning of his life and follow it to the very end.

Eliza Arnold came to America from England in 1795. She was just Eight years old. In April, 1796, almost as soon as she arrived, she began her acting career in Boston, Massachusetts. She quickly became very popular, because she could sing and dance as well as memorize long speaking parts. In all the cities she played in, she received praise from the critics. After Eliza?s first marriage, she met a man named David Poe. Shortly after, David left a promising career in law to become an actor and be with Eliza. David was not very good though. His unusual speaking styles often got him booed and berated by critics. In the first week of April, 1806, Eliza married David. The

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