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Summary Of Poe's Poem "The Raven"

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One of Edgar Allan Poe's greatest works is called the "TheRaven". It was written during the time his wife/second cousinwas dying. It's a poem about a man who was mourning for hislost wife. When suddenly he heard someone tapping at his door.When he ...view middle of the document...

He opened his window and, "In there stepped a statelyRaven of the saintly days or yore". The Raven flew in andperched in top of his chamber door. The Raven just sat there andthe main character started to talk to the Raven and ask it, "tellme what thy lordly mane is on the night's Plutonian shore". Butall the Raven says was "Nevermore". The main character justkept talking to the Raven and thinking how rare it was for a birdto perch on top of a door and only say "Nevermore". The maincharacter started to get pissed off and yelled at the Raven andthe Raven just sat there, really still, and repeated the word"Nevermore".

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