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How Did Edgar Allan Poe's Major Influence His Work?

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Edgar began writing during the Romantic time period, and there were major influences during that time that inspired others to begin writing. Poe’s major influence was Lord Byron. It is said that he was the writer that influenced Poe to become the writer he was. At the time Poe was born and began writing the main focus was on individual perception and imagination. He was also influenced by other authors such as: Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Browning, and E. T. A. Hoffmann. Edgar Allan Poe wrote multiple pieces of literature during his lifetime. He wrote many poems, short stories, one novel, one textbook, as well as hundreds of essays and reviews. Poe was most famous for his poem “The Raven” during his lifetime. “The Raven” was published in 1845
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