Influences On Edgar Allen Poe's Life

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Daniel Widner 5/14/12 S. Hunter Research Paper Writers are influenced by expieriences of their lives. This is seen alot in the works of Edgar Allen Poe. His writings are not only influenced by his life, they are sometimes seen directly from life experiences. The most damaging experiences in his life showed up often in his poems and stories that were directing to alcohol, disease, death and negative male role models. Poe's life was a one filled with tragedy and death. Alcohol is a main theme in Poe's work just like it was a major part of his life. His encounters with alcohol contributed to his writings. Alchohol is always seen in a negative way in Poe's works because alcohol was unforgiving in his own life.He was also an alchohilic
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