The Women 's Life By Edgar Allan Poe Essay

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“The Women in Poe 's Life” After extensive research on Edgar Allan Poe, I discovered that he had many women, alongside his lovers he was married once and engaged to one other woman before his death, I will do a personal analysis of all of his experiences with women to come to a conclusion as to whether or not his relationships with women affected his works. Poe was born in Boston Massachusetts on January 19, 1809 to Eliza Poe and David Poe. Elizabeth Arnold Poe, Edgar Allan Poe 's mother, was 18 during her first marriage and six months later she was widowed. In 1806 she married David Poe, Edgar 's father. She was on stage up to ten days before Edgar was born and as early as three weeks later she was back to performing. She was overworked and stressed which became apparent when she started to throw up blood and later was diagnosed with tuberculosis. Her friends and fellow actors helped take care of her children while she was ill. When Edgar was two years of age, his mother died of tuberculosis and his father 's death followed, leaving their three children without parents, but with an inheritance. His eldest brother Henry was sent to live with his paternal grandparents, his younger sister Rosaline was adopted by a family in Richmond, and Poe was adopted by John Allan and Frances Allan. He decided then that he would take on their last name as his middle name to become known as Edgar Allan Poe. Some of his love stories include Annabel Lee…

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