Thursday, May 30, 2019

The Raven Essay -- Edgar Allen Poe

The Loss of a Loved MaidenIn The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, one sees the internal torment of a man in mourning for the lost love of a maiden, named Lenore that has died. The cashier expresses a sea of emotions over the vision of a raven haunting and teasing him.As the man sits in his chamber he only seems to notice the negativity of his surroundings in a depressive tell apart of mind over his lost. ..A midnight dreary, tour I pondered, weak and weary. He was, as many people seem to be when they are depressed, in a lethargic and calm state nearly sleeping. He then was disturb by a tapping noise and slowly grew from slight excitement into fear and nervousness over the commotion. And the silken, sad, uncertain sound of each purple curtain thrilled me- filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before. The narrator tried to rationalize the situation into some co misfortuneal incident of someone at his door yet, there was no one there. To this he plainly states, Deep into the darkne ss peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, only to perhaps start to question his sanity until he heard another noise. At this point in the poem one may clearly see his genuinely painful condition and state of mind as he wishfully whispers the word Lenore. The marginal state between idealism and reality has blurred. As the narrator tensely turns to the window to explore the disturbance, there the reader meets the raven that has entered into the room and placed him...

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