Purloined Lette

Purloined Letter
Purloined Letter
Purloined Letter Word Count: 829 A Critical Analysis of “The Purloined Letter” by Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe’s background influenced him to write the short story “The Purloined Letter”. One important influence on the story is that Poe seem to feel inferior to his class mates while in college, which may have been why he wrote Dupin to be seen as superior to his colleagues. While at the University of Virginia he owed others high amounts of money because of gambling, he would drink excessivel