"The Raven"- Edgar Allen Poe Vocabulary Flashcards

Edgar Allan Poe
Terms Definitions
implore
beg
marvelled
surprised,atonished
reclining
lying down
pondered
thought over
rapping
rhytmic noise
borrow
get temporarily
Discourse
To speak.
pallas
surname of Athena
morrow
the next day
Tempest
A violent storm.
nevermore
at no time hereafter
seraphim
highest order or angle
quaint
very strange or unusual
prophet
messanger sent by god
Placid
Undisturbed; calm or quiet.
soul
the human embodiment of something
dirges
songs of hymns of grief.
bleak
offering little or no hope
Internal rhyme
Rhymes within a line.
fiend
a cruel wicked and inhuman person
ungainly
lacking grace in movement or posture
curious
eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
beguiling
misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods
tapping
the sound of light blow or knock
respite
an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
relevancy
the relation of something to the matter at hand
eagerly
with a great deal of enthusiasm, wanting
echo
a reply that repeats what has just been said
peering
to look at something closely or with difficulty so as to find or discover something.
lenore
is a poem by the American author, Edgar Allan Poe. Though it began as a different poem, "A Paean," it was not published as "Lenore" until 1843.
Rhyme Scheme
The basic pattern of the end rhymes.
tufted
(of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head
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