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To what did Mrs. Allan's death attribute?
Mrs. Allan died of Tuberculoses, while her husband was having affairs within his own home.
Why did Edgar enlist in the army?
Because Edgar was in significant debt, he believed he would be jailed if he did not repay his debtors, so he enlisted in the army.
When Edgar's foster mother died in 1829, Who did he turn to?
Edgar turned to his Aunt Maria Clemm, and her boarding home.
What job did Edgar leave the security of his loved ones for in 1835?
Poe left his family to pursue a career as an editor.
Why was Edgar called "" and ""?
Edgar possessed these nicknames because of his malicious nature while editing and reviewing pieces of literature.
How old where Poe and Clemm when they married?
Poe and Clemm where 24 and 12 when they married, although it said that Clemm was 21 when she married her first cousin.
How was their marriage unusual?
Their marriage was unusual because Poe not only though of her as a "wifey" but also as a cousin and a sister.
What where Poe's best themes?
-Slightly stupid assistant
-Completely ineffective police force
-A complication in the setting
-Obvious hidden clues
-A trick to expose the villain
Why did Poe refer to women as "The Angels of Mercy"?
Poe referred to women as the Angels of Mercy because women had been his savior through his toughest times.
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