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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is one of the most significant and singular writers in the history of American letters. He was a poet, a pioneer of science fiction, the father of the detective story, and a master of the macabre whom Nobel-prize winner Toni Morrison identified as a key to America's conflicted literary conscience. He died mysteriously in Baltimore at the age of forty, leaving behind a body of work that has influenced writers and artists such as Stéphane Mallarmé, Sir Arthur Conan...See more

Personality Profile For Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

The following is a personality profile of Edgar Allan Poe based on his work.

Edgar Allan Poe is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is independent as well: he has a strong desire to have time to himself. But, Edgar Allan Poe is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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