Edgar Allen Poe

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Edgar Allen Poe         Edgar Allen Poe, the greatest American teller of mystery and suspense tales in the 19th century was a tormented artist. He struggled to become the accomplished author he is known as today. Poe is now acclaimed as one of America's greatest writers, but in his own unhappy lifetime, he struggled to make ends meet.         When he was 17, Poe entered the University of Virginia. Allan, his step father, gave Poe only a small …

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…the most well-known and talented writers of our time, Poe had to struggle for any kind of monetary reconcilement for his genius works. The papers he worked for gained many readers who would buy only for Poe's stories. It seems to me amazing that after seeing the response to his works when published in the newspapers, they wouldn't offer him more money for his presence at their company. They obviously didn't realize what they had.