Edgar Allan Poe Appositives
Frances Allan, Poe’s foster mom,
Poe, a gambler, lost most of his
money playing cards.
“ No, she is Helen, a goddess.”
Virginia, his cousin,
in New York.
Edgar Poe got his middle
name, Allan, from his foster
Frances Allan, Edgar’s foster
mother, loved Poe dearly.
Lee, a friend, asks Edgar why he
Rabies, a deadly nerve disease, may
have been the cause of Poe’s death.
When Edgar was young, he fell in
love with his friend’s mom, Jane
Poe is best known for “The Raven,” a
Edgar wrote to Elmira, another one
of his lovers.
The University of Virginia, where Edgar Allan
Poe went to college, is still standing.
For more than its first year of operation, website
Thomas Jefferson was a living legacy
among University students and faculty.
Each Sunday, he hosted students for
dinner at Monticello. Among those
students was Edgar Allan Poe, a University
student in 1826. Poe was among the
students, too, who journeyed up the
mountain to pay their respects at the
funeral of their University's founder, who
died on July 4, 1826.