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Edgar Allan Poes work is known throughout the world He was born in 1809 in Boston When Poe was still an infant his father left him and then his mother died Poe was adopted by Jon Allan Then Edgar Allan Poe was Educated in Europe Poe attendant college for while but Jon Allan stopped Paying for his college education because Poe had to many gambling depts Then Poe joined to the army in 1827 he wasnt successful in the army though Then Poe moved back to the United States and wrote stories in Baltimore Poe was married to Virginia in 1836 Eleven years later Virginia dies of an Illness Poe was very disturbed In 1849 Poe died Poe was known as the Father of Gothic Horror Readers of Poes work especially the short stories will find among many Similarities When analyzing the short stories readers will find these Similarities by considering the story elements charters setting plot mood Subject of matter and point of view The characters in Poes stories share similarities Often a character is Driven by their emotions In the Tell Tale Heart the unidentified narrator Becomes so obsessed with his emotions regarding the old mans eye that he Was driven to murder In the Cask of Amontillado Montessori is totally Controlled by his overpowering feeling that he and his family name had been Insulted In the Pit and the Pendulum the unknown narrator is being driven By his emotions to survive and to get out of the pit It seems Poes characters Are driven by their emotions Another similarity a reader will notice is that usually male characters left Unidentified for example in The Pit and the Pendulum the entire story is Narrated by a man who is certainly unnamed but is also vague regarding his
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