Sound Devices Used In The Raven

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By telling the poem “The Raven “in first person point of view we learn that the narrator is alone Because we hear his thoughts as well as his spoken words we learn of the loss of his beloved, “For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore—“ the poem continues to chronicle the narrators search for the source of the noise. Without the first person point of view the narrators madness and anxiety would not be clear, Poe made it clear that the loss of a loved can create madness that can last forever. In the poem “The Raven,” Edgar Allen Poe uses repetition to builds suspense. The name "Lenore" is used repeatedly. Letting us be aware of the speaker's sense of love. The phrase “nothing More “ is also are repeated many times in the poem. The suspense builds because the phrase can be interpreted as many things. This ambiguous phrase leaves us to wanting to know the authors meaning of the phrase, only to have it repeated.” “’Tis some visitor,” I muttered, “tapping at my chamber door— Only this and nothing more.” “meaning there was just noise or so it would seem... And the poem concludes “Perched, and sat, and nothing more.” Leaving it undefined to allow us to define nothing more.…show more content…
Then we here the echo that creates a image of complete and utter silence . ““This I whispered, and an echo murmured back the word,
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