Frances and John Allan took him in, but never legally adopted him.
Frances and John Allan legally adopted him
He lived with his aunt Virgina Clemm
He lived in an orphanage.
He wanted his own son
Due to gambling debts
Edgar stole from him
Edgar's stories scared him
He refused to fight
He discovered he wanted to write
He wasn't tough enough
Intentional neglect of his duites
Both A and B
He could not sell his writing
Too much partying
He used inspiration from his life
He wanted to die
He wanted to shock people
It was the easiest thing to write about
Both B and C
Lord help my poor soul
In this kingdom by the sea
I'm on my way Virginia
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