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What doubtless enlivened the overall scheme was that the club members, from the effects of either eating or/and drinking too much, would have articulated corresponding bizarre situations and repetitious language patterns within their tales, imparting zesty humor to those fictions, such mirth given point by the critiques. Had 舠Tales of the Folio Club舡 been published, a far different conception of Poe might have emerged early in his career舒with what future we may only conjecture. Publishers rejected his manuscript, however, on grounds that the content was far too sophisticated for average readers and sales would not warrant the financial risk.
His wife, Frances, who attended Elizabeth Poe舗s sickbed, takes pity on the or phaned boy and convinces her husband to take the child into their home as a ward. 1812Edgar is baptized and, with the Allans presumably acting as his godparents, christened as Edgar Allan Poe. Charles Dick ens is born. Lord Byron publishes Childe Harold舗s Pilgrimage. 1815Edgar moves with the Allan family to England, where, after a tour of Scotland, they settle in London. 1816Edgar attends the London boarding school of the Misses Dubourg.
S. Military Academy at West Point. While awaiting acceptance, he visited his father舗s family in Baltimore, where he published Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems. Although he was an excellent cadet and a distinguished student, his time at West Point was short. Following a heated quarrel with John Allan, Edgar resolved to leave the Academy; to accomplish this, he ceased attending classes or church services. In 1831 he was dishonorably discharged; that same year his book Poems was published in New York.