I bring this old paper back to the forefront as I still wonder if the 2nd theory had ever been investigated further.
Today, as if the number of mysteries shrouding the life of Poe were not enough, I suggest to you the reader, that Edgar Allan Poe was the instrument of death to the women that he loved and was destined to live a tragic life from his infancy.
To help you understand these theories, I must first give you adequate background information for you to make your judgment.
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19th, 1809 to David Poe Junior and his wife Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe. Mother and father were both actors with a travelling troupe. Edgar was the second of three children to be born to this couple, the eldest being William Henry Leonard Poe two years his senior and the youngest was Rosalie Poe two years his junior. Edgar’s father, David Poe Junior, according to all material available was an ill tempered alcoholic. His…
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