Edgar Allan Poe
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...Annabel Lee... Introduction Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents, who were both itinerantprofessional actors, passed away before he was three. Shortly after Edgar was born, his father, David Poe, had vanished, abandoning his mother and later died in the year 1810 in Virginia. Late the following year, his mother died of tuberculosis in Richmond, Virginia orphaning him together with his siblings (Mondragon, 1). While other families took in his siblings, half-sister Rosalie Poe and his older brother William Henry Leonard Poe, foster parents John and Frances Allan brought Poe up in Richmond, Virginia. Unlike his foster parents, Poe was never interested in...