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    Lost Lenore

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    man with a message. Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” is about a man who is having a mental breakdown because of the death of a dear friend. The narrator presents a frightening and sad setting, while throughout the poem, talking about his dear friend Lenore, who has passed away. Later, the mysterious figure of the Raven is introduced as he appears in the narrator’s chamber. Puzzled and terrified by the appearance of this dark vision, the narrator questions his guest in various ways to find out the meaning

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    essence of the poem that brings it to a higher level. Lenore is the first symbol the reader can identify as the center of Poe’s attention. Poe refers to her constantly throughout the poem, but, the reader does not actually learn that much about her; thus, she never becomes a full character but rather only a memory or reference to the past. In lines 10-11 the reader first hears

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    chamber door he only hears the word, Lenore, which excites him. Lenore is brought up in the poem many times. Suddenly a mysterious raven appears to the man and watches the man as what seems to be him slowly going insane or ascending into madness. “The Raven is a wonderful work of gothic literature. It contains a perfect sum of symbolism in it as well. The first symbol that will be covered will be the raven. The raven is an obvious symbol because it is also the

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    Lenore Keeshig-Tobias

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    Most times in life we don’t appreciate what we have, but in some rare cases people do appreciate what they have because they don’t realize that there is anything better. In the poem “I Grew Up” by Lenore Keeshig-Tobias that is exactly what she is trying to put forth to the readers. Lenore Keeshig-Tobias is describing her love towards the native reserves and all the great memories she had their as a child. Born in 1950 Wiarton, Ontario, she was the eldest of ten children and a member of the

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    “The Raven” contains 48 lines grouped by five lines of about 16 syllables. There’s a line that’s 7 syllables, and there’s 18 stanzas in the poem. An example of an 8-foot meter is line 1, “ONCE u PON a MID night DREAR y, WHILE i POND ered WEAK and WEAR y” this line is a trochaic octameter; the octameter frequently appeared throughout the poem. The less common occurrence is the 7-foot meter and line 27, is an example of an iambic heptameter “but THE si LENCE was UN broken, AND the STILL ness GAVE no

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    Poe uses apostrophe, alliteration, personification, repetition, and symbolism. Apostrophe is completely obvious in this poem. The man references Lenore multiple times, who has passed away and is no longer there for him. EXAMPLE. Alliteration is also present when he says "grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt" and "And the silken, sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain..." The raven is the prime

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    the poem “The Raven” Edgar Allan Poe wrote about grief, sadness, and depression. He is writing about a young girl named Lenore. She is depicted as pure, beautiful, and the very thing that the main character lives for, his beloved Lenore. When he loses her, he is sent into a spiral of depression. This leads him to believe that a black raven pecking at his door was sent by Lenore. Through out the poem “The Raven” Poe uses many things to illustrate the theme darkness, such as the words he so carefully

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    both "The Raven" and "Annabel Lee" he makes reference to her as the long lost Lenore. Whether it was a way for him to idolize, or recollect on his memories of her he always seemed to do it in a haunting and surreal way. In "The Raven" Poe’s character is up in the late hours of the night and reading to try and pass the time. Although exhausted he is unable to sleep because his thoughts are plagued by his lost love, Lenore. She apparently died, leaving him alone and in a state of incomprehensible sadness

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    and the raven. As we, the readers, know, in the beginning the narrator, who may be Poe the poem is not specifically clear, is sitting in his chamber. He is thinking of his lost love, Lenore, “From my books surcease of sorrow—sorrow for the lost Lenore— / For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore—” (2, 10-11). I believe most of this paranoia could be derived from a deep sense of sorrow that the narrator is having due to the loss of his love. The narrator seems to have

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    Night's Plutonian

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    falling asleep. All of a sudden, he hears a knock on the door and a raven appears. The poem and the raven depicted in this poem symbolize extreme grief. The theme of this poem is associated with sadness. The narrator is grieving the loss of his wife Lenore. Throughout the whole poem the narrator has been mourning and remembering

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    The first two stanzas of The Raven introduce you to the narrator, and his beloved maiden Lenore.  You find him sitting on a “dreary” and dark evening with a book opened in front of him, though he is dozing more than reading.  Suddenly, he hears knocking on his door, but only believes it to be a visitor nothing more.  He remembers another night, like this one, where he had sought the solace of his library to forget his sorrows of his long lost beloved, and to wait for dawn.  Meanwhile the tapping

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    Diction In The Raven

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    this was his childhood. Poe’s difficult youth was a heavy contributor to his perspective that pain is beautiful. Poe illustrates many things in “The Raven”, one of his most well-known pieces. “The Raven” is about a depressed man who lost his lover Lenore. The speaker states “’Tis the wind and nothing more!” (Line 36) in his delusional state to help himself cope with his loss. In “The Raven” Poe uses irony and complex diction. This helps Poe create his theme of the human tendency to lie to one self

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    written like art, but like something that is read out of a boring textbook. “The Raven”, by Edgar Allan Poe is a poem filled with mysteriousness, where the narrator is visited by a raven. A man whose name is unknown, is mourning from his lost love Lenore. The storyteller is visited by a mysterious raven on a dark, dreary night at midnight. When he makes an attempt to figure out why the raven has visited

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    The Raven Essay

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    to think of his lost love Lenore. Who has recently passed away.The man begins to fear what is on the other side of the door. But ends up working up the courage to open the door and all he sees is darkness. He continues to hear the tapping, so he checks the window. An then out of no where a raven comes flying in and lands above his door. The man asks in a scared voice to the raven what its name is. The raven answers, Nevermore. The man began to ask the raven about Lenore and if she was in Heaven,

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    man grieving over the death of the woman he loved, Lenore. As a way to clear his mind of thoughts of Lenore he decided to read “forgotten lore” (Poe). But while reading, he heard a “rapping at his chamber's door” (Poe) but while investigating, he finds nothing behind the door. The noise starts up again, and when he investigates the sound a second time he finds a Raven “On a bust of Pallas above the door”. (Poe) He asks the Raven if he and Lenore will ever be reunited, the Raven replies with one word

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    Have you ever experienced distress or misery? The poem, The Raven, by Edgar Allen Poe describes the experience of a young man who has lost, Lenore, a woman whom he deeply loved. After this traumatic loss, the narrator encounters a raven that offers insight into his forlorn feelings of sorrow and loneliness. The author’s use of imagery, word choice, and figurative language is used effectively in this popular literary work to convey the theme of a lingering, inconsolable grief. One valuable component

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    was just basically fed up with it and didn't know what to do. Also, in the poem it stated, “And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, “Lenore?” This I whispered, and an echo murmured back the word, “Lenore.” In this quote obviously his grief has over taken him. This is because he is in a room completely by himself and hears someone say Lenore. Poes poetry obviously had to have a major influence of his poetry as you could see from my reasoning. His poem “Annabel Lee” was about the death

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    Edgar Allen Poe's journey into the realm of death, fear and the macabre, "The Raven" is an exploration into the loneliness and despair associated with the loss of a loved one. Through the clever use of rhyme, meter, imagery, symbolism and word choice, Poe catapults us into a world of sinister images, morbid predilections and unearthly machinations. We are, at once, submerged in the pulsing, driving force of supernatural fear as only Poe is able to create. And with every use of the haunting refrain

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    Imagery In The Raven

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    feeling over his loss of Lenore. By building the tone early on in the

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    reality. In the poem The Raven Poe creates a mood of sorrow and darkness. The poems plot is about the protagonist grieving about the loss of Lenore. The exposition begins with a man hearing a tapping on the window. Once he opens the window a raven flies in. The man starts asking the raven if God is sending him a message and if he is ever going to see Lenore again, but the raven responds with the same answer, “Nevermore.” Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” strongly demonstrates the Dark Romanticism literary

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