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Edgar allan poe, one of the most celebrated of american storytellers, lived through and wrote descriptions of episodic unconsciousness, confusion, and paranoia these symptoms have been attributed to alcohol or drug abuse but also could represent complex partial seizures, prolonged postictal states. The inspiration of edgar allan poe the meaning behind the raven, annabel lee, and the mother. American writer edgar allan poe, who died at age 40, experienced a tragic life and little financial gain with fleeting fame during his career despite later legendary literary status.
The genius and orphan son of itinerant actors, poe led a tragic life and suffered greatlyas much at his own hands as those of fate yet tragedy never stopped him from writing: poems, short stories, literary journalism, and even creating a new genre, the detective storya contribution so great.
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