Edgar Allan Poe Essay

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Edgar Allan Poe Biography Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston.In that case that makes him Capricon,the cusp of Aquarius. The parents of Edgar Allan Poe were David and Elizabeth. The father of Poe was David, he was born on July 18, 1784 in Baltimore. The mother of Poe was Elizabeth Arnold she came to the u U.S from England in 1796 and married David Poe after her first husband passed away in 1805 .They had three lovely children Henry,Edgar and Rosalie. Elizabeth Poe died in 1811, Edgar Allan Poe was only 2 years old at the time. She divorced her husband. Then she took all of the kids with her. Henry went to go live with his grandparents,while Edgar Allan Poe was adopted by Mr. And Mrs. john Allan. The little girl Rosalie was taken in by another family. The man that adopted Edgar Allan Poe was a successful merchant ,Edgar basically lived with a rich family and went to very good schools. When Poe was about 6, He went to school in England for five years .He learned 2 languages Latin and french.he also took history and math. Then he left and then returned to school in America and continued his studies.Edgar Allan Poe went to the university of Virginia in 1826, He was only 17 at the time.john Allan the step father had plenty of money, He only gave Poe a third of his money to him. Poe did really well in his french and Latin.He started to drink for the first time allot, Then he fell deeply in debt. He had no choice but to quit school later that

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