Creepy Critters in the Work of Allan Poe

Creepy Critters in the
Work of Allan Poe
Who is Allan Poe
The Orangutan
The Moth
The Raven
The Scarab
The Horse
Edgar Allan Poe
The Cat
January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849
One of the most important and influential
American writers of the 19th century.
The first author to try to make a
professional living as a writer.
Generally considered the inventor
of the detective fiction genre
Poe himself, incidentally, had a much-loved cat named Cattarina.
The Short Story: The Black Cat
The Short Story: The Murders in the Rue Morgue