Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall Of The House Of Usher

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"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." – Edgar Allan Poe.
Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 and died on October 7, 1849. His parents were professional actors. When Poe was one year old, his father left the family and one year later his mother died. He published his first poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems in 1827, with help of his foster father. He started publishing stories because he was in need of money. His first story published was Philadelphia Saturday Courier in 1832. Later, on 1835, he worked as an editorial assistant at the Southern Literary Messenger in Richmond. In 1836, Poe married his cousin, Virginia Clemn, when she was only fourteen years old. He worked as editor of Burton 's Gentleman 's Magazine. During this time he published one of his best writings, "The Fall of the House of Usher". Years later, his wife died from tuberculosis. Most researchers believe that Poe died of alcoholism but there is another story that proves that he died from rabies. Poe died in the Washington College Hospital, day before his death he suffered from hallucinations. One of Poe 's most famous and influential work is "The Fall of the House of Usher". The plot of this story centers between the narrator,
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"The Fall of the House of Usher" is a short story published on September of 1839. It contains Poe 's poem "The Haunted Palace" which had been published earlier on April of 1839. Poe 's inspiration of this story might be based on the Hezekiah Usher House which was located in Boston. Other people believed that his inspiration might have come from Mr. and Mrs. Luke Usher, which were friends of Poe 's mother. This couple took care of Poe when his mother was sick. "The Fall of the House of Usher" is considered the best example of Poe 's way of writing because it includes elements and details that are related to what was happening in his life. This dark work is considered a masterpiece of American gothic

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