Tim Burton and Edgar Allan Poe are connected in many ways. They both wrote of death, a tomented hero, and impossible love. Tim burton's vincent price movies quotes Poe's "The Raven" many times. They were both surrounded by death as kids but in different ways. Poe's parents died when he was young, Tim Burton like to play in the cemetery which he lived close to. They both liked to write when they were children. They both became famous for their writing.