Edgar Allan Poe The Raven Analysis

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“The Raven” is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe, in fact is most known poem from him. Edgar Allan Poe was a “major figure in American poetry”. The poem talks about a very mysterious raven that goes in the main character’s (a young man) house on the chamber door, this young man is going through the death of his loved wife “Lenore”. And while this young man is talking to the raven he feels himself becoming each time more and more miserable since the raven is only saying “nevermore”. The poem starts off by the young man sitting in a chair reading, and he describes himself as “weak and weary”. When he listens the door, he does not even care about it, and then he describes how he is feeling, he is depressed because his love “Lenore” died, “and had sought an escape from that longing in his book. He says, “eagerly I wished the morrow,” and he has “sorrow for the lost of Lenore.” But then he starts to be scared, and says that the desperate “knocking filled him with fantastic terrors never felt before”, he starts to be brave wanting to open the door, and does. He looks around, standing there but there was no one, then he describes his feelings, he says he is “wondering, fearing, doubting, and dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before”. The door…show more content…
“This word finds immediate echo in the melancholy heart of the man who has recently lost his beautiful love Lenore”. “The narrator demands that the raven go back into the dark and blurry night and leave him alone again, but the raven says once again, "Nevermore," and it does not leave the bust of Pallas. The narrator feels that his soul will "nevermore" leave the raven 's
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