Edgar Allan Poe Short Story Summary

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SOME WORDS WUTH MUMMY About the author Edgar poe was born in Boston on January 19,1809.That makes him capricorn,on the cups of Aquarius.His father name is David Poe and mother Elezabeth Poe.Elezabeth Arnold came to US from England in 1796 and married David Poe after her first husband died in 1805.They had three children, Henry, Edgar, and Rosalie. Elizabeth Poe died in 1811 when Edgar was 2 years old.She had separate from her husband and had taken her three kids with her. Henry went to live with his grandparents while Edgar was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. John Allan and Rosalie was taken by other family.John Allan was a successful marchent, so Edgar grew up in good surrounding and went to a good school. When Poe was6 he went to school in England for 5 years.He learn Latin and French,as well as Math and History.Later he returned to school in America and continued his studies.Edgar Allan went to the University of Virginia in 1826.When he was 17.Even though John Allan had plenty of money, he only gave Edgar about a third of what he needed.Although Edgar had done well in Latin and French, he started to drink heavily and quickly became in debt.He had to quit school less then a year later. Poe in the Army : Edger allan had no money,no job skills,and had been shunned by john Allan. Edger went to Boston and joined the U.S.Army in 1827.He was 18.He did reasonable well in the Army and attain the rank of
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