Heartbreak Research Paper

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Michelle Sweet 3-1-17 Mrs. Ruiz 1st hour Heartbreak Some of us believe that heartbreaks can be one of the hardest things to recover from in this world. From my understanding, Poe takes heartbreak personally and suffers greatly from it. He suffers from the loss of his life long love, Lenore and goes into a very deep and great depression stage of his life. Some people may believe that this eventually was the leading cause of his death, but some were others may believe that other things led to his death. From my understanding, I strongly believe that heartbreaks can initially break someone and cause them to died physically. “Broken heart (also known as a heartbreak or heartache) is a metaphor for the intense emotional—and sometimes …show more content…

“Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 to October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, critic and editor best known for evocative short stories and poems that captured the imagination and interest of readers around the world. His imaginative storytelling and tales of mystery and horror gave birth to the modern detective story.” In Poe’s early life, he suffered from the lost of his mother and father. I can come to believe that this may of affected him in dealing with heartbreak very personally in the future which would of caused him more time and patience to recover from them. Being a foster child is never easy, and that was exactly what Edgar had to go through. Not only did he suffer from loneliness, but he also suffered from being treated as last. Poe’s foster family gave him the least amount of love. When it came to offering money, Poe was given hardly any. Poe wanted to go to college but was given very little. A little while into his college life, he went bankrupt. Instead of his foster parents helping him financially, he tried gambling. Instead of gaining the money he needed, he lost an even greater amount. So finally, Poe was kicked out of school. Later in life, Poe was heartbroken again. When he met his Lenore, he thought they would be together forever. As life went on, His wife got very sick and died. This was when he went into a stage of grief and depression. Poe was very lonely and all he wanted to do was see his Lenore. When in the story, “The Raven,” a bird greets Poe and apparently tells him things Poe doesn't want to hear. While Poe is asking the ravem questions about his Lenore, the bird keeps replying with the same phrase, “nevermore.” Poe eventually gets very unhappy with the raven and wants it to leave, but it wont. As time goes on, Edgar Allan Poe eventually just gives up and lets go of his grief and dies. I believe that he did die of a broken

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