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What are three ways in which Edgar Allan Poe has impacted modern culture?

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January 26, 2014 5:11PM

The works of Edgar Allan Poe have resonated in modern society in the following ways:

A. It, for better or worse, created a basis for films that can be called "horror films";

B. For serious students of poetry, the works of Poe, can be studied for their unique approach to poetry; and

C. The publicity given to Poe, has influenced parts of modern society to recognize the value of poetry.