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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) reigned unrivaled in his mastery of mystery during his lifetime and is now widely held to be a central figure of Romanticism and gothic horror in American literature. Born in Boston, he was orphaned at age three, was expelled from West Point for gambling, and later became a well-regarded literary critic and editor. The Raven, published in 1845, made Poe famous. He died in 1849 under what remain mysterious circumstances and is buried in Baltimore, Maryland.

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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