Symbolism In The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe

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The Raven In the poem The Raven written by Edgar Allan Poe a well-known gothic writer. Poe has written a lot of passages from poems to short stories.In the story The Raven,the raven can be symbolic of many things.The main character is isolated and grieving “For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore” ,he feels “sorrow for the lost Lenore”. The narrator also experiences a difficult conflict between his wish to forget and his want to remember.There is a raven who comes through a shutter with many a flirt and flutter.The main character asks the raven about many things, but his answer is always “nevermore”. I believe that the raven represents the narrator 's never ending grief for the loss of his beloved Lenore and he realizes that he will never get over the grief of his loss. Edgar Allan Poe 's poem, The Raven is told by an unnamed man who was sitting all alone in his room. One late night, he hears someone tapping at his door. At first he thinks that it is just someone coming to stop by and visit him. Instead of just openeding the door he begins to remembering the loss of his love, Lenore, who had recently died.The unnamed man begins to realize his fear of what could be on the other side of his chamber door. When he finally works up the courage to go and open the chamber door, all he sees is darkness and nothing else but darkness .But the narrator continues to hear the never ending tapping, so he checks out the window. Then In

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