Symbols In The Raven

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Edgar Allan Poe is considered one of the greatest short story writers of his time. He is known for writing short stories of mystery and horror. His major writings include: “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” and “The Cask of Amontillado”. His short story, “The Raven”, is one of the most famous poems ever written in English. His writing style for “The Raven” is very dark and mysterious.
“The Raven” uses a lot of elements as symbols. One symbol he uses is the raven. The raven is usually a symbol of something sinister or of death. The poem is about losing hope and with the narrator dealing with death of his love, Lenore. He shows the raven tormenting him into insanity. The narrator hears the raven repeatedly
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