The Insane Narrator In Poe's The Raven

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Edgar Allan Poe is a famous author known for his crazy and terrifying stories. Out of all the gothic elements seen in his tales, the insane male narrator is the most indulging and interesting. We can find this insane male narrator in one of his most famous stories, “The Raven.” The fact that the male narrator in the raven is a psycho who talks to birds while taking nepenthe is a little offsetting. Although this does set the mood for the rest of the story. We see the constant screeches of “NEVERMORE” and the theme of a lost lover, yet you still can’t ignore the crazed male who is taking drugs to forget his dead beautiful wife. Poe has a real knack of getting you involved with the story, the impact that a insane narrator has on that sense of
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