Essays Tagged: "Richmond Virginia"

Edgar Allen Poe

years old. After this, he was taken into the home of John Allan, a prosperous merchant who lived in Richmond, Virginia.1 When he was six, he studied in England for five years. Not much else is known a ... 's recommendation that Poe became assistant editor of the Southern Literary Messenger, published at Richmond by T.W. White. It was at this time that Poe went through a period of emotional instability ...

(6 pages) 192 0 4.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Edgar Allan Poe. Includes his poem "The raven"

s father disappeared. His mother, who was seriously ill in tuberculosis, took Poe and his sister to Richmond, Virginia. Poe's mother died soon after this. The two siblings became then separated and Po ...

(8 pages) 134 1 2.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Basically this essay is about "The Life and Times of Edgar Allen Poe" it will tell you about his early life to his death

cause at the time of his birth, David and Elizabeth could not afford to care for him.Edgar moved to Richmond, Virginia with the Allens, where he had many luxuries that he had never had before. He had ... ecause the newspaper did not give him credit for writing the stories.?Poe was offered a job back in Richmond, and he had to leave Baltimore(and worse, Virginia, with whom he had fallen in love) to tak ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Bigraphy: Bill Bojangles Robinson, his life, times and influence on the world of tap.

angles ... dance!" (Mr.Bojangles)."Mr. Bojangles", or Luther Robinson was born on May 25th, 1878 in Richmond Virginia (Congress). His parents were Maxwell, a machine shop worker, and Marina, a choir s ... City.In 1989,the United States Congress named his birthday, May 25th, as National Tap Dance Day. In Richmond, Virginia a statue stands as tribute to him on the corner of Adams and Leigh Street (Harlem ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Civil War Report.

generals began to organize soldiers and secure Maryland for operations agonist Virginia, Davis made Richmond, Virginia his new capital. From here he began to organize a government and the army. Davis ... ula. McClellan captured Norfolk, won a victory at Williamsburg, and by June came within 20 miles of Richmond. J.E. Johnston attacked McClellan at Fair Oaks, but he was wounded. G.W. Smith took command ...

(16 pages) 100 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A detailed biography of the life of Edgar Allan Poe

r was sent to live with his godfather, Mr. and Mrs. John Allan.John Allan was a tobacco exporter in Richmond, Virginia, while his wife, Francis, raised Poe as a foster child but never legally adopted ... . He did not have enough money to get a room to sleep in, pay for any meals, or buy a ticket out of Richmond. He wrote a letter to Allan requesting his trunk full of clothes and books, and some money ...

(6 pages) 95 3 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

EDGAR ALLAN POE is about how Poe's works were affected by life.

d get them, but the struggle eventually took a toll on her health. Towards the end of 1811 while in Richmond, Virginia, she became ill and died. Her children were promptly farmed into homes, Edgar bei ...

(6 pages) 201 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Edagar Allen Poe- This is a biography about his life, work, etc.

om died before he was age 3. Poe was then taken into the home of John Allan, a wealthy gentleman of Richmond, Virginia who had persuaded his grandfather to let him adopt him.Young Poe, after going to ... , which his work reflects. The events of why he died remain a mystery. After a going to Norfolk and Richmond for lectures, he was discovered in Baltimore in a sickly state and taken unconscious to a h ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This is my research paper that i rote about Edgar Allan Poe that is 7 pages long double spaced.

hen he was three years old .After this came to pass Poewas taken into the home of John Allan in Richmond,Virginia.Edgar Allan Poe'schildhood was very uneventful, because of thi most critics co ...

(8 pages) 103 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A biography of Nat Turner.

the execution of African American revolutionary Gabriel Prosser, who had planned a slave revolt in Richmond, Virginia. Turner's father also worked at that plantation but he ran away and his name is u ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Edgar Allan Poe -- Write a biography of an author from the Gothic period of literature.

into John Allan's custody as a foster child. John Allan was a very prosperous and rich merchant in Richmond Virginia. When he took in Poe, he had him baptized. Poe's life as a child was boring to say ... he left never to return. In the process, he broke off his engagement with Sarah Elmira Royster, his Richmond sweetheart. He had lacked support after this, so he turned to the army. Although he was bro ...

(2 pages) 43 1 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Heating Up the Big Apple

temperature in the East, sometimes even after locations like Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Richmond, Virginia; and Charlotte, North Carolina. The "straw that broke our camel's back" was a 41 ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of Edgar Allen Poe's Annabel Lee

r Allen Poe was born 1809 as the son of the teenage actors Elisabeth Arnold and David Poe Junior in Richmond, Virginia. Since both parents died when he was young, he was raised by the merchant John Al ... and married his thirteen-year old cousin, Virginia Clemm. With his wife and her mother he moved to Richmond, Philadelphia, and later to New York City, working for magazines and newspapers in both cit ...

(5 pages) 111 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The life of Edgar Allan Poe.

berculosis when Edgar was three. Edgar went to live with his uncle, John Allan, and aunt Frances in Richmond, Virginia.In 1826, Poe entered the University of Virginia and was an exceptional student, u ...

(1 pages) 25 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Edgar Allan Poe

, Poe was orphaned in his early childhood and was raised by John Allan, a successful businessman of Richmond, Virginia. Taken by the Allan family to England at the age of six, Poe was placed in a priv ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

E.A.Poe- Biography

died when he was only three, so Poe was taken into the home of John Allan, a successful merchant in Richmond, Virginia and baptized Edgar Allan Poe. (While his middle name is frequently misspelt as 'A ... s frequently misspelt as 'Allen', Poe himself used 'Allan'). After attending schools in England and Richmond, Virginia, Poe registered at the University of Virginia, but stayed for only one year. He w ...

(13 pages) 73 0 3.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Outline and Short Story - The Krazy Kitty Strikes Again

are dangerous and mysterious, but mine is superior to them all. It begins at Cristal's apartment in Richmond, Virginia. One fateful day, she decided to go down to the pet store to look around. Cristal ... t the right one? I wonder what Diamond would be like if she were still with Cristal?A few people in Richmond say they see her roaming the streets with a scar on her head looking petrified and vexed. B ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Death of Poe.

t a formal adoption, John Allen and his wife took in Poe. They were prosperous tobacco merchants in Richmond, Virginia. He moved with the Allen family to England and had trouble adjusting to the diffe ... rent place. He attended school there from 1815-1820 (Speaight 589). In 1822 the Allen's returned to Richmond and enrolled at the University of Virginia. Because of gambling debts while at the school, ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Edgar Allen Poe: The Morbid Romantic.

were sent to seperate households. He was taken to the home of John Allen, a successful merchant in Richmond, Virginia. Soon after Poe started school they moved to England, where he studied for five y ... ight be due to his first known romantic attachment with a girl named Elmira Royster, whom he met in Richmond before he left for the university. The student life was chaotic and at times even dangerous ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Civil War Prisons

Never the less, each side had deplorable conditions in their prisoner of war camps.Southern Prisons Richmond Virginia the capital of the Confederate States of America was also the distribution center ... son Davis called for a state of martial law, within three weeks of Davis¡¯s declaration; Richmond¡¯s Provost Marshal Brigadier General John H. Winder took control of the John L. ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers