Poe’s Description Of Lenore, The Raven, And God In “The Raven”

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The narrator is a very lonely person that misses a woman by the name of Lenore (Poe, “Raven”). The narrator stood in the dark thinking about things he had never thought about (Poe, “Raven”). Nevertheless, all he could think about was the woman named Lenore (Poe, “Raven”).
He lives on his own and a bird greets him (Poe, “Raven”). The bird comes and sits on the top of his chamber door (Poe, “Raven”). The narrator opened the window and saw the raven from the past (Poe, “Raven”). The bird did not move a muscle but sat in his house above the door (Poe, “Raven”). All the bird did was sit there and nothing more (Poe, “Raven”). It does not ever make a noise except the word that he says, ...view middle of the document...

He wants the people who read his Poetry to understand and pinpoint the beauty of his Poetry (Poe, “Philosophy”). He tries to make some of the Poetry dark and gloomy so it easier to see and pinpoint the beauty of his Poems (Poe, “Philosophy”). The narrator takes his time at his Poetry (Poe, “Philosophy”). He wants all his work to be the absolute best it can possibly be (Poe, “Philosophy”). He wants his work to be as close to perfection as it can be (Poe, “Philosophy”).
People criticize the narrator’s Poetry saying that he could use words like nevermore for example, in different places in the Poem (Freedman). However, the narrator goes over his work a lot to make sure that his work is just as if he wants it (Poe, “Philosophy”). The narrator does have faults in his writing though (Smith). He is just like other Poets and even though he goes over his Poetry to make it as precise as possible, he still makes mistakes (Poe, “Philosophy”). However, the narrator made the Poem as complete and precise as he could where the Poem does not talk about just one point (Poe, “Philosophy”). He wants the people who read his Poetry to understand what the whole Poem is saying not just bits and pieces of it (Poe, ”Philosophy”). The narrator wants the reader to realize what he is saying and to see the main idea of his writing (Poe, “Philosophy”). The narrator wants people to comprehend what he is saying (Poe, “Philosophy”).
The narrator wrote the Poem where it would be very relaxing and can relate to people who read it (Cooke). He tries to make his Poetry relate to people so that when they read it and see that it relates to them it makes them want to read his Poetry more (Cooke)(Poe, “Raven”). The author draws the reader in to the point that they get addicted to read more because they feel like it relates to them (Cooke). The narrator writes his Poems not to relate write and wrong or good and evil (Smith). He makes his Poems more of a personal story (Smith). He tries to make it relate to parts of people’s lives to make his Poetry more interesting (Smith).
The narrator wrote his Poems to have a great beginning trying to be ridiculous and make people accept it (Colwell). He later made his Poetry very serious (Colwell). The information in his Poetry gets worth more and more as people deny it (Colwell). Even though his Poetry relates to most people there is still people out there that are not going to like it and accept it (Colwell). However, the narrator of this Poem works hard and does a great job of drawing people into his writing and getting them to like it (Poe, “Philosophy”). He does a great job of getting people to understand his writing (Poe, “Philosophy”).
The narrator always thought that there was a reason why the bird was there (Poe, “Raven”). He had this feeling that somebody had sent the bird there to help him get over the woman named Lenore (Poe, “Raven”).

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Colwell, James L(Poe, “Raven”)., and Gary Spitzer(Poe, “Raven”). "' Georgia Review(Poe,...

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