Who is Lenore in the Raven Urgent.

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Who is Lenore in Poe's poem the Raven, I need an answer fast.

-- Anonymous, December 12, 2000


Lenore is the mans wife or lover who died/was killed. Everyone has a diff opinion..i think she died...

-- Anonymous, December 12, 2000

I beleive that Lenore was the lover of the narrator. She either died or was murdered.

-- Anonymous, December 13, 2000

I believe that Lenore was actually Poe's real wife, his younger cousin Virginia. I think the Raven is a narration about how Poe dealt with the death of his wife, whom he loved very much. THe RAven was a projection of the coming death of Virginia.

-- Anonymous, December 17, 2000

There is no way that Poe was describing his loss for Virginia. She died in 1847 of tuburculosis and the Raven was written in 1845! The most accepted opinion is that Lenore is Poe's boyhood sweetheart.

-- Anonymous, December 17, 2000

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