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    Lenore The Raven

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    he Raven is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe. In The Raven the speaker is sad because his wife “Lenore” died. While he was trying to forget about the pain from the death of her wife‚ he heard someone knocking at the door‚ and when he went and looked who it was‚ he literally saw nobody. Later on he was heard something knocking on his window‚ he thought it was the wind but when he open the window a raven appear and then it started to rain. This is how the the poem started. In “The Raven” the speaker’s

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    The Raven vs Lenore

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    Raven vs. Lenore when the writer talks about Lenore he makes her seem like a god like person. She is like untouchable almost. The writer seems to have had a bond with Lenore‚ almost as if she was his wife. Lenore in the poem is portrayed as a person who couldn’t do any wrong and was perfect. The writer never talks bad about Lenore. All he talks about when talking about her is her memory and how she was so perfect. The way the writer talks about the raven is a complete 180. The writer goes

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    Lenore The Raven

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    man’s slow fall into madness‚The man tries talking to this raven‚ but the only word the raven says is "Nevermore"."The Raven" follows an unnamed narrator on a night in December who sits reading "forgotten lore" as a way to forget the loss of his love‚ Lenore. About the structure of this poem we can say that The poem is made up of 18 stanzas of six lines each then the rhyme scheme is ABCBBB‚ when accounting for internal rhyme. What’s more the poem

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    woman‚ Lenore‚ and death. The character’s obsession with Lenore and death are illustrated with the use of drugs and also with insanity. The obsession with Lenore also leads to the insanity of the narrator. In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven‚” the narrating character is obsessed about his past love that he is “weak and weary” (Poe 1). “From my books surcease of sorrow – sorrow for the lost Lenore.” (10) He cannot accept that she is gone‚ his “rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore.” (11)

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    In his poem‚ Poe uses Lenore as a symbol of an idealized love and perfect beauty. As Poe writes‚ “For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore” (11). For the narrator‚ Lenore is unique and unmatched in beauty. The reader‚ however‚ is never given a true description of Lenore and her appearance‚ as well as her untimely death‚ remains obscure throughout the poem. This allows the reader to create their own image of Lenore‚ highlighting her perfect beauty. As the narrator comes to idolize

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    “December”‚ “Lenore”‚ and “Plutonian shore”. The first form of symbolism‚ is in his use of the word “December”. In our world‚ December is a cold‚ dark month‚ with long‚ dark nights. This follows Poe’s dark theme in his Poems‚ and also shows sadness or depression. He expresses this in his story by saying “Ah‚ distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December.” Not only that but December is also the month his mom died‚ December 8th‚ 1811. The second form of symbolism is when he says Lenore. In the poem

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    Diction In The Raven

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    childhood and adolescence plagued by deaths of those close to him‚ Edgar Allan Poe focuses much of his pieces on the deceased. His poem “The Raven” concentrates on the encounter of a widower and a raven. Questioning the raven regarding his late wife Lenore‚ the man does not receive the responses he is longing for‚ forming a sinister tone towards the perception of death. Meanwhile‚ “Annabel Lee”‚ originally published in 1849‚ focuses on the beauty of life and death through the eyes of a young man concerning

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    from the public and away from possible trigger points. This character lost someone very important to him‚ we can see this in stanza five‚ line four; “And the only word there spoken was the whispered word‚ “Lenore?”’ So even though his soulmate has passed away‚ he lives in a world where Lenore is still alive and protecting him from‚ as he sees it‚ a dangerous and unforgiving

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    overwhelms him‚ as the only thing he hears are the whispers of “Lenore”. With his “soul‚burning” he closes the door‚ enraged (30). Again‚ though‚ the tapping continues‚ but this time it is at his window. He opens the window‚ and in comes a raven. After asking numerous questions‚ the Raven only replies with “nevermore”. The speaker takes this as a connection to Lenore‚ who he will “nevermore” see. However‚ while the speaker is thinking of Lenore‚ he is being distracted by things around him.

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    Close Reading of “The Raven” “The Raven” was written by Edgar Allan Poe and originally published in January 1845. It is a narrative poem about a man sitting in his room and falling asleep while reading‚ wanting to forget his lost love named Lenore. All of a sudden his attention is grabbed by a knock at his door. He goes to open the door only to find there is no one there. Then‚ there is a knock at his window. This time a raven swoops into the man’s room. This raven first interests the man‚ but then

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