What does the metaphoric language in the Raven by edgar allan Poe Mean?

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I need help analyzing the metaphoric language and the symbolism in the raven by edgar allan poe. It would be nice to have later today 12/9/01

-- Anonymous, December 09, 2001


Poecentral.com has articles on The Raven. Poe's The Philosophy of Composition describes how he wrote the poem though it does not seem trustworthy(www.eapoe.org). The Raven in general as Poe claims is an emblem of everlasting and mournful remembrance and an ironic connection established by the narrator turns into a real connection with raven, symbol and his tortured fate.

-- Anonymous, December 10, 2001

according to my accounts and calculations- THE RAVEN is not about a bird nor any kind of crow in nature that you would find building a nest or eating worms. analizing, reasearching and using THE RAVEN as accountable for my knowledge i see that THE RAVEN is only a waste of time that was dated and written by a drug addict poet named EGAR ALLAN POE. the victim of his evil and desetfull ways are given to all of his readers. any person throwing their meteoric time out the window is fairly stupid and tis unn accountable for eating lucky c

-- Anonymous, May 16, 2003

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