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Analysis and comments on The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

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Comment 158 of 508, added on March 2nd, 2009 at 6:53 AM.

I think this poem is way too long. Even though the poem is written well,
you lose you interest to it because of the length.

Ilona from Denmark
Comment 157 of 508, added on February 12th, 2009 at 9:28 AM.

This poem isn't about what we want but it is about what we have already
have had and have lost.Some say this poem is boring and others think it is
cool, but this is my opinion it isn't boring and it is not cool because
someone who feels like that is truly deep in sorrow, so when you read this
don't think about your feelings, feel the character's feeling and let that
be the true source of inspiration.

Ryan from United States
Comment 156 of 508, added on November 19th, 2008 at 3:12 AM.

We think that this poem is so boring... but fortunately exist a Simpson's
episode that's about this poem...
Come vi fa a piacere una cosa simile!? Mah.. che gente..

chiajul from Italy
Comment 155 of 508, added on October 20th, 2008 at 10:17 AM.

i love this poem, its so awesome

Lucy from United States
Comment 154 of 508, added on April 9th, 2008 at 11:58 AM.

this rocks
it's just so damm good
the envirmont is so good
did sombody seen the simpsons episode of this?

alex from Belgium
Comment 153 of 508, added on March 7th, 2008 at 9:19 AM.

the poem is great and superb,i like its really outstanding.

Zahra khan from Pakistan
Comment 152 of 508, added on November 10th, 2007 at 5:25 PM.

"Once upon a midnight dreary, while i pondered, weak and weary" (The Raven,
1). That sounds like me trying to write a literary analysis essay on this
poem. We have also had to do some poetry writing in my english class and if
you don't appreciate this poem or even if you do try writing some poetry of
your own and then you can appreciate how good this Poe guy really is.

Kevin from United States
Comment 151 of 508, added on November 4th, 2007 at 6:08 PM.

omg i love this poem ny you. i go to harrison central high school and im on
the colorguard team and they picked your poems that we did our show on. you
are very creative.

kalegih church from United States
Comment 150 of 508, added on October 5th, 2007 at 6:04 PM.

Although the Raven was written years before Virginia died, Poe knew she
would die eventually and wrote the Raven as a premonition of his wife's
inevitable death, not in a drunken delirium or as a recurring dream - more
of a foreshadowing nightmare. Poe's mother and stepmother had already died
of TB, and he knew it was a death sentence.

Cayla from United States
Comment 149 of 508, added on August 9th, 2007 at 6:14 PM.

This poem is really amazing. Some poets of my country have tried to
translate it into Portuguese but I didn't like it. Nothing compares to the
original poe's work. I don't know what the poem really means, perhaps we
will never figure out but evertime I read (the Original) The Raven, I feel

Paul from Brazil

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Information about The Raven

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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