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ENG 152 Information Literacy Objectives

INFORMATION LITERACY is one of MCC's four general education goals. Information Literacy is the ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate and use information effectively. In this course, you will learn how to:

1. Select appropriate search tools to identify and locate information sources.

2. Construct effective database searches.

These skills will enable you to find good quality resources for your research assignments!

Edgar Allan Poe Works

Poetry Collections

Tamerlane and Other Poems (1827)
Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems (1829)
Lenore (1843)
The Raven and Other Poems (1845)
Ulalume (1847)
Eureka: A Prose Poem (1848)
Annabel Lee (1849)

Fiction

Berenice (1835)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1839)
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1939)
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841)
The Masque of the Red Death (1842)
The Pit and the Pendulum (1842)
The Black Cat (1843)
The Tell-Tale Heart (1843)
The Purloined Letter (1845)
The Cask of Amontillado (1846)
The Oval Portrait (1850)
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1850)

Edgar Allan Poe

Occupation: Writer, Editor
Birth:  January 19, 1809 (Boston, Massuchusetts)
Spouse:  Virginia Clemm (1822-1847)  Poe;s first cousin and child bride .  . . married to to 27 year old Poe at age 13 
Death:  October 7, 1849 (Baltimore, Maryland. Trivial fact:  The Baltimore Ravens
Education:  University of Virgingia, U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Work Experience:
U.S. Army (1827-1831)
Editor, Southern Literary Messenger (1835-1837)
Editor, Burton's Gentleman's Magazine (1839-1840)
Editor, Graham's Magazine (1841-1842)
Editor, New York Evening Mirror (1844-1845)
Owner/Editor, Broadway Journal (1845-1846

Poe Gravesite: Baltimore, Maryland

E.A. Poe gravesite, Baltimore, Maryland

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