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Analysis and comments on The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

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Comment 24 of 284, added on November 7th, 2004 at 12:23 PM.

I'm in the 8th grade and was required to read "The Raven". At first I
understood nothing about the poem...but after my teacher explained some of
it and pointed out certain details I realized what he was saying. I've
never saw the Simpsons version of the Raven but if someone happens to have
please email me.

Sasha Hahn from United States
Comment 23 of 284, added on November 6th, 2004 at 10:29 PM.

I only read this poem recently when my boyfriend stated that it was one of
his favourtite poems. After reading it out aloud, i love it. Dont know how
i have gone so long without even reading it or knowing about it. Thanx.

Robby from Australia
Comment 22 of 284, added on November 5th, 2004 at 5:22 PM.

dark and gloomy, I think that edgar allen poe is trying to make others
think of how gloomy death can be.
Lighten up, pal!

Gav from Andorra
Comment 21 of 284, added on November 5th, 2004 at 4:11 PM.

Dude I love this poem!! I so agree with Saint Valentine!! Everyone should
read it!!!Actually I think this poem is stupid!!LYLPeace out my homie
dawgs!!

fredie Joe from Azerbaijan
Comment 20 of 284, added on November 3rd, 2004 at 9:08 PM.

Wow i absolutly adore this rock on poem. The way that poe man writes it
makes me wanna bust out with a wipeout. Dude this dark, gothic stuff is so
tatally in. It is just wicked!!!tthis story shows sich a deep story about
love!! its on the topp of my list!!

Saint Valentine from Bahamas
Comment 19 of 284, added on November 2nd, 2004 at 9:06 PM.

I love this poem,I'm 11 years old,but i can still relate to his loss of
lenore.He is heartbroken, and tries to keep his mind off it (with forgotten
tales of yore). A truely amazing poem if you take the time to look past
it's confusing launguage.Oh,and chrissy needs to take time to accually read
it to understand it!

granitefox
Comment 18 of 284, added on October 31st, 2004 at 9:34 PM.

Poe's poem, the Raven was real touching to me. I read it in our class, and
afterwards watched the simpsons version of it. I couldnt laugh at the
simpsons one because i was thinking to hard about the actual poem. If you
read it very slowly, stopping after every paragraph to think about what
happened in that paragraph, you will be awestruck. It is amazing. I love
this poem, and I always will. (and guys, c'mon, cut the frikken stuff about
it being gothic. Its just spooky, thats all... it doesnt have to be gothic
to be spooky.)

Jamie from United States
Comment 17 of 284, added on October 30th, 2004 at 5:00 PM.

Terra, I love your post. I fell off my couch, I was laughing so hard.
Anyway, The Raven is a fantastic poem and perhaps Poe's best. Poe truly
strikes me as a starving artist, and he pours so much emotion into this
poem. Undoubtedly, he was haunted by his loss, and perhaps other regrets
from his life - things that I too am starting to relate to more and more
the older I get. I always think of Poe on Halloween.

Susan from United States
Comment 16 of 284, added on October 27th, 2004 at 10:47 PM.

all though i am only 11 and in 6th grade i know good litericher when i see
it. my teacher has talt me all about poems for he has wrighten a book about
poems. I am probly the youngest person who admiers ager alen poe. And yes,
i did see the simsons episod, but this is by far better.
great littericher, and nothing more.

Terra from United States
Comment 15 of 284, added on October 26th, 2004 at 1:33 PM.

Its dark and emotional to its thought of word of what he wrote. I for one
love “The Raven” its one for my favorite poems from him. My second one
would be “For Annie” its just something about his poetry and not to mention
his stories that he wrote. For a man who seems to be dark and mysterious
to his work of art I would give him thumbs up. :p

Rita from United States

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Poet: Edgar Allan Poe
Poem: The Raven
Year: 1845
Added: Feb 4 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jul 5 2000


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