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Edgar Allen Poe Biographical Essay

A biographical essay on Edgar Allen Poe including a look his work, “The Raven”. Edgar Allen Poe Edgar Allen Poe was one of the most successful writers of all time. He is known for his tales of the mysterious and macabre. He is reported to be the first master of the short story form (Edgar […]

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“The Fall of the House of Usher”

A review of the novel “The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allen Poe The Fall of the House of Usher is definitely a piece written in Poe’s usual style; a dark foreboding tale of death and insanity filled with imagery, allusion, and hidden meaning. It uses secondary meanings and underlying themes to […]

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Edgar Allan Poe

When you hear the name Edgar Allan Poe it’s sure to conjure up thoughts of the macabre, mystery, death, and madness all of which are pivotal in the writings of Poe. His first works, Tamerlane and Other Poems, was published in 1827 with many short stories, poems, essays, and other writings to follow. He was […]

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Poe’s Narcissistic Narrator: The Real Vs. The Insane

The writings of Edgar Allan Poe often times border and delve into the mysteries and horrors of the human imagination and ego. The purpose of this paper is to extrapolate these human characteristics and to argue that Poe’s writing style isn’t merely fiction but are very much occult fetishes. The analysis of this paper will […]

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Compare Macbeth & The Tell-Tale Heart

It seems as if Edgar Allen Poe wrote the story “The Tell-Tale Heart” with “Macbeth” in mind. There are parallel structures in his writing that corresponds to Shakespeare’s play making the themes between the two pieces of writing similar. the theme of desire to kill is important in both Macbeth and “The Tell-Tale Heart”. In […]

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