Poetry Analysis For The Raven

Jessica Altenhofen


The theme in The Raven is madness


- Lenore

-The raven


Sound Devices

- The repetition or the word “nevermore”

-When poe says someones "taping" and "rapping"


Figurative Language

- “Tis some visitor, I muttered, tapping at my chamber door..."

- "Is there balm in Gilead?"

- “And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain”