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english 11 assignment
9 Nov 2017
Edgar Allan Poe was born
his parents split and Elizabeth Poe took the children
His mom dies and he is adopted by mr. and mrs. john allan
he goes to school in England
he returns to the U.S. and continues schooling.
he attends the academy of William Burke and succeeds in sports
John Allan inherits a fortune after his uncle dies
he drops out of school because John A. wont give him any money
he cant support himself so he joined the army
he does well in the army, and attains the rank of sergeant major
Poe gets kicked out of West Point on purpose
Poe submits a number of stories t magazines, all are rejected
Poe sends John A. a desperate letter asking for help, it is ignored
John A. dies leaving Poe nothing in his will
he writes "Ligeia"
he writes "the fall of the house of usher"
he writes "the murders in the rue morgue"
he wins a $100 prize for " the gold bug"
he writes "the poetic principle"
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