Annotation In The Raven

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The narrator is impatiently waiting for the night to be over with because he is reminiscing over his lost love, Lenore. He said the angels named her Lenore, implying that she was so beautiful and heavenly. By this it is assumed that Lenore was the narrator’s love of his life. Finally, in the last line of the second stanza, Poe is talking about how Lenore is nameless because she is dead. Further into the poem, Poe writes, “Darkness there and nothing more.” (Poe, “The Raven”). He is referring to the fact that no one was at the door after he finally decides to answer. He was hoping it was his lost love Lenore but no one was there. In the fifth stanza, “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering,/ fearing,/ Doubting, dreaming
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