Criticism of Edgar Allan PoePaper Rating: Word Count: 1626 Approx Pages: 7
Edgar Allan Poe is one of the original American romantic writers. A romantic write is one who writes about nature and his surroundings, and Poe does this very well. He is also probably one of the most popular poetry writers known around the world today. Twentieth century American writer, Edgar Allan Poe uses different narrative elements in his work, Masque of Red Death, in order to present different themes for readers.
There has been a lot of controversy throughout Edgar Allan Poe's life. "Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston Massachusetts on January 19, 1809 . "His parent's names were David and Elizabeth Arnold Poe . "David and Elizabeth were both actors at the time of Poe's birth. "Poe didn't get to know his father to well because his father ran off when Edgar was only an infant . "Poe also lost his mother at a early age . "He witnessed her death at the age of three . "Elizabeth died from coughing up blood from Tuberculosis after a performance . "Poe was then adopted by his foster parents named Frances and John Allan . "They were both tobacco merchants . â