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Lesson 1: the life of edgar allan poe did poe's life influence his writing based on your knowledge of edgar allan poe's life, predict what the mood of his short story. It is well accepted that the life of a writer can often influence his/her writing here we will take a brief look at edgar allan poe's life while you watch.
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