Essay about The Raven By Edgar Allen Poe

787 Words Jun 21st, 2015 4 Pages
What is a poem, what is a feeling? Those are the things that you may think about when you read a poem. People who write poetry are no different than me and you. They do one thing that some of us find it hard to do. They are able to put their feelings down on a piece of paper and show the world what they mean how they feel. Edgar Allen Poe was no different than any author, but he was someone that had gone through so much pain in his life that when you read his body of work you feel a lost soul crying out to be set free. The raven is no different than anything else he had done, but it stood out because it was one of us most famous poems. In this poem you hear one thing. a man crying for a lost love and a soul trying to figure it all out.
The Raven to me you can hear Edgar Allen Poe voice in it. This poem is about a lost love and trying to figure out to get over it “sorrow for the lost Lenore—For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore”( Allen Poe, E. (1884). The Raven (p. 603).) As the character in the poem is trying to get over it and wonder what he should do a bird fly’s in in the room. The person thinks the bird which is a raven is some kind of devil and he ask the raven for its name “Prophet!” said I, “thing of evil—prophet still, if bird or devil! By that Heaven that bends above us—by that God we both adore” (Allen Poe, E. (1884). The Raven (p. 603).) The raven tells the person one thing in it drives the character in the poem a little mad.
The form of the…

Related Documents