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Edgar Allan Poe - Genius or Madman?

Summary: Discusses conflicting opinions about the works of Edgar Allen Poe. References his literary works as evidence for conclusions. Describes Poe as a genius for daring to explore the dark side of the human conscience.
Edgar Allan Poe is well known over the world for many of his literary works, though the opinions people hold for him differ drastically. To some, his works are famous, to some, infamous. Many people see him as a brilliant composer of words and expresser of feelings.

Others see him as perverse in his dissection of the dark conscience and motives humans have. Some even say he was in fact looking inside himself when he wrote the pieces.

Was Poe a genius or a madman"

Much of Edgar Allan Poe's life could be evidence of his insanity.

Soon after being born, Poe was without a father and nearly a year later his

mother died, making him an orphan.

He was taken in by John Allan, a wealthy Virginian merchant. Though Allan paid for much of Poe's education, he ended up dropping out of...

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