Edgar Allan Poe By: Alanis rosado

Poe is considered America’s first well-known professional writer

Before Edgar reached the age of 4, his parents died and he was taken in by a wealthy merchant named John Allan and his wife

He published his first book, "Tamerlane," when he has 18.

“The Raven” was a personal challenge Edgar imposed upon himself

Poe originally wanted to use a parrot instead of a raven, but he thought it didn’t evoke the right tone.

.“The Tell-Tale Heart”

The Raven

born in Bosten, MA

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