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Edgar Allan Poe Raven, Annabel Lee, Ulalume Readings in American life Christian Yimgnia Raven The raven starts with a late night where a man is sitting in his room half reading, half falling asleep, and trying to forget his lost love, Lenore. Then he suddenly hears, someone knocking at the door. When he opens the door, he finds nothing and gets a little scared. Then he opens the window and finds a raven. Amazingly he speaks to the bird and the bird answers back with “Nevermore”. I think the narrator feels so grieved over the loss of his love that he allows his imagination to transform the bird into a prophet bringing news that the lovers will nevermore be reunited. This poem explains that even in fantasy he will not reunite with his lost love. We can really see that the narrator is crazy in love, and goes through a self torture because of his loss. Annabel Lee Annabel Lee is about a strong and painful memory. The narrator is remembering his long lost love, Annabel Lee. Apparently they knew each other many years ago, when they were still
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