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Edgar Allan Poe -- Lunatic or Genius?

Summary: Essay examines the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe and whether he is truly a genius or a lunatic. Also examines the possibility that he is the father of the short story and highlights those who have been influenced by his work.
Edgar Allan Poe...Lunatic or Genius"

Edgar Allan Poe brought short stories to a whole new level. In his writings, were emotions that were not made-up, they were genuine. He experienced pain, suffering, and anger throughout his life. Even with death and tragedy occurring at every corner he still succeeded to become very successful. Some thought Poe was completely insane and others believed he was a genius. He wrote from the heart and still was able to put a chill up a reader's spine. Edgar Allan Poe changed short stories to what they are today. Edgar Allan Poe proves that he is the true father of the short story in "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Tell Tale Heart", and "The Pit and the Pendulum."

Edgar Allan Poe's writings became the blueprint for short stories. His stories of mystery and horror were...

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