Edgar Allan Poe: Was Mary Rogers his Muse or his Murder Victim?

Edgar Allan Poe is considered a literary genius and one of the fathers of horror literature as well as the inventor of the detective story. Poe was gifted with an undoubtedly brilliant mind able to create elaborate plots. He showed the darkest and most intricate aspects of the human soul with which he was able to provoke feelings of fear, anguish and unease in the reader who had the pleasure of immersing themselves in his stories. But was it true he got a muse for one of his horror stories in a real murder case? And could it be that he was also the murderer?

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The signs as Edgar Allan Poe quotes

Aries: “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”

Taurus: “We loved each other with a love that was more than a love.”

Gemini: “Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.”

Cancer: “I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.” 

Leo: “Love like mine can never be gotten over.”

Virgo: “It is with literature as with law or empire — an established name is an estate in tenure, or a throne in possession.”

Libra: “Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.”

Scorpio: “Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.” 

Sagittarius: “I do not suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it." 

Capricorn: "I remained too much inside my head, and ended up losing my mind.”

Aquarius: “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.”

Pisces: “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”