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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) was born in Boston and orphaned at an early age. Taken in by a couple from Richmond, Virginia, he spent a semester at the University of Virginia but could not afford to stay longer. After joining the Army and matriculating as a cadet, he started his literary career with the anonymous publication of Tamerlane and Other Poems, before working as a literary critic. His life was dotted with scandals, such as purposefully getting himself court-martialled to ensure dismissal...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.


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