The Raven

The Raven Summary

Poet tells of a talking raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow fall into madness. The lover, often identified as being a student, is lamenting the loss of his love, Lenore. Sitting on a bust of Pallas, the raven seems to further instigate his distress with its constant repetition of the word "Nevermore". The poem makes use of a number of folk and classical references.

Book Reviews


i really enjoyed reading this book5 star

i really love the spookiness and the good poetry great work :D55

Yas M.Ali

Amazing5 star

Very spooky!!55

Emé Esquivel

Short and Spooky3 star

It was okay. Cool imagery. Spooky-ooky, ya know? Had to read it in a British dialect. Felt like a depressed, sleep-deprived Dr. Seuss. I was like, "is this guy hydrated?". Anyway, it's short -- decent read if you're waiting in line at the DMV.35


Very deep3 star

I didnt quite understand the meaning of the words because it’s a classic but nevertheless the theme of the poem is good and creative i like the idea of a raven and the symbolic meaning of it. Well done Poe.35


100 percent a good piece of art5 star

edgar allen poe has always been my favorite poet and story writer he provides the right amount of suspense and mystery in his plots55


The Raven5 star



Is good5 star

Good book yeah wow55


The Raven5 star

I love this book55


Great poem5 star

This was a great poem55

I rate books

The Raven4 star

This poem is good for a short story, that allows for quite a bit of optional thinking. When reading poems, I think of what they mean to me, and what the poem could have meant to the poet.45

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