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Edgar Allen Poe
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Edgar Allen Poe

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This is a powerpoint for my Education in Technology class. I learned a lot about Edgar Allen Poe, and I certainly did my best.

This is a powerpoint for my Education in Technology class. I learned a lot about Edgar Allen Poe, and I certainly did my best.

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  1. Edgar Allen Poe: The Poet<br />Narrated and written by Sarah Milburn<br />
  2. Poe’s Life<br />Born January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts<br />Parents died before Poe was three years old<br />Lived with foster parents in Richmond, Virginia until left for school<br />
  3. Poe’s Life Continued<br />Went to School and accumulated large debts from gambling<br />Decided to leave school<br />Enlisted in US Army for two years<br />
  4. Poe’s Life Continued<br />Published book Tamerlane and other Poems and “Dreams” in 1827<br />Foster mother dies in 1829<br />Poe enlists in West Point Military Academy<br />Second book Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems is published<br />Poe moves to Baltimore to live with Aunt Maria Clemm and her daughter, Victoria<br />
  5. Poe’s Life Continued<br />In 1833, Poe wins a contest for story “Message found in a Bottle”<br />Poe becomes editor and contributor of the Southern Literary messenger<br />In 1836 Poe marries Virginia and moves to New York City<br />The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym published<br />The Raven and other Poems is published in 1845<br />Virginia dies in 1847<br />Poe turns to alcohol and becomes engaged to Elmira Royster<br />In 1849, begins tour of poetry readings<br />
  6. Poe’s Death<br />Arrived in Baltimore, Maryland<br />Disappeared for a little bit, then was found in the street unconscious outside of a well-known tavern<br />Sent to the Washington College Hospital in Baltimore, where he lapsed into a coma<br />On the third night of his stay, Poe went into a violent screaming rage<br />Poe died on October 7th, 1849<br />
  7. Poe’s Burial Place<br />Original Burial Place of E.A. Poe<br />Insciption on site:<br />Quoth the Raven, Nevermore<br />Original Burial Place of Edgar Allan PoeFromOctober 9, 1849UntilNovember 17, 1875<br />
  8. Poe’s Burial Place Continued<br />In 1875, during a dedication ceremony, Poe’s remains were moved from the back of the Old Westminster Burying Ground of Baltimore to the front of the Church<br />Poe’s remains were reunited with that of his late wife, Virginia and Aunt, Maria Clemm<br />On the Memorial, there is a bas-relief bust (a stone sculpture made from chipping away at a slab of rock to make a picture that stands out) of Poe on the front of the ‘new’ grave<br />
  9. People passing by will place pennies and roses on the grave in memory of Poe<br />
  10. The Poe Toaster<br />On January 19th, 1949 (Poe’s birthday), a stranger dressed completely in black approached E.A. Poe’s gravestone<br />After placing three roses, a handwritten note, and a half finished bottle of cognac on the gravestone, after toasting the great poet, the stranger walked away, untouched<br />Since then, the tradition of the Poe Toaster has continued<br />However, in 2010, the Poe Toaster failed to show on the poet’s birthday, causing many people to believe that the Toaster had discontinued the tradition commemorating Poe’s 200th birthday in 2009<br />
  11. List of Books/Poems<br />For a complete list of Edgar Allen Poe’s books, poems, novels, short stories, and essays, visit http://www.iblist.com/author22.htm<br />
  12. Works Cited<br />"Edgar Allen Poe Cottage." Web. 24 Feb 2010. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/photoguy504/4053677189/>. –Slide 2<br />"Edgar Allen Poe 2." Web. 22 Feb 2010. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/spike55151/14939798/>. – Slide 6<br />"Edgar Allen Poe's Grave." Web. 24 Feb 2010. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/kris930/3285787465/?addedcomment=1#comment72157623376871963>. - Slide 9<br />"Edgar Allen Poe's Original Grave." Web. 24 Feb 2010. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmxphoto/3259247304/>. - Slide 7<br />Gill, N.S. "Bas-Relief Sculpture." About.com: Ancient/Classical History. 2010. About.com, a part of The New York Times Company, Web. 22 Feb 2010. <"Edgar Allen Poe Cottage." Web. 24 Feb 2010. .>.<br />Giordano Robert. "A short biography of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)." 27 June 2005. 17 February 2010 http://www.poestories.com/biography.php<br />"Green Army Boy." Web. 27 Feb 2010. <http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/6531431/2/istockphoto_6531431-green-army-boy.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.istockphoto.com/file_closeup/concepts-and-ideas/character-traits/6531431-green-army-boy.php%3Fid%3D6531431&usg=__IiqInNjbivIIxYxf0VktiD34jv4=&h=380&w=380&sz=34&hl=en&start=12&itbs=1&tbnid=z4-hNjFSoIj-cM:&tbnh=123&tbnw=123&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcartoon%2Barmy%26hl%3Den%26gbv%3D2%26tbs%3Disch:1>. – Slide 3<br />Merriman, C.D. "Edgar Allen Poe." (2000-2010): n. pag. Web. 15 Feb 2010. <http://www.online-literature.com/poe/>.<br />"Poe Toaster." Web. 24 Feb 2010. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/simps/30578433/>. - Slide 10<br />Rowlett, Curt. "The Tale of The Poe Toaster." The Tale of The Poe Toaster. 2010. Web. 22 Feb 2010. <http://labyrinth13.com/Poe_Toaster.htm>. <br />Special thanks to Curt Rowlett, author of Labyrinth13 <br />

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