The Raven By Edgar Allen Poe Essay examples

874 Words Apr 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Alone With the Raven
Think of a cold winter night where one is all alone, nothing but the beat of a heart and the cricks and cracks of the walls around. Imagine having just lost the love of your life, and all you can think about is the memories and laughter you once shared with that person, remembering the good times and the bad times. Remembering what you could have done better. Imagine having no one to talk to, and being alone in a cold dark room with nothing but your thoughts wishing you could have that one person back with you. As these thoughts build up one begins to obsesses with the idea of that person coming back, but deep inside they will never return. Madness slowly starts to overcome every thought, and the pain becomes worse to deal with. In Edgar Allen Poe’s poem “The Raven” a man slowly seeps into madness over the loss of his love. While it is just a poem, this story relates to Poe’s real life as he to lost the love of his life. This paper will analyze how the story relates to him in a certain way, and argue that the story is more about him and the pain he dealt with after losing the love of his life.
As Poe begins his poem, the narrator is reading an old book on a cold December night. As he is reading a sudden tap gets his attention, he says “Tis some visitor, tapping at my chamber door.” He decides to wait until tomorrow to answer as he deals with the pain of losing his love Lenore. As he sits he hears another tap at his chamber door, he whispers Lenore as he…

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