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summary of the reaven poem???

-- Anonymous, February 04, 2002


It is about a man who lost his wife Lenore. He is sitting dreaming of her when a raven taps at his door. He thinks at first it is Lenore coming back to him. When he sees the raven he lets it in. He talks to the raven, but it will only say nevermore. Finally the man gets so mad he tells the raven to leave. The raven says nevermore, and the man is left realising the raven will never leave.

-- Anonymous, February 22, 2002

A man is sitting in his chair, reading, when he hears a tapping at his door. A raven comes in, and thinking it is a bird sent from either heaven or hell, he asks the raven questions about his wife. By replying "nevermore" to all of the man's questions, the raven lead's him to believe: The bird does not plan on leaving; the raven says his wife Lenore is nevermore (no longer living); there is nothing to cure his pain over his loss of her; she is not an angel in heaven; and again the raven tells the man he will never leave the bust on his door.

-- Anonymous, March 09, 2002

It is him converting his loss of his wife, Lenore, into a poem about a lonely man. The raven in the poem symbolizes Lenore.

-- Anonymous, March 14, 2002

Hey, there. I've got a slightly different take on this poem, while still very similar. I believe that the raven, yes, leads him to believe that his wife is dead and all the other things said above, but the raven doesn't symbolize his wife, I believe, the raven symbolizes his insanity, which neither leaves nor makes sense... so... enjoy!

-- Anonymous, March 27, 2002

The Raven symbolizes the reality of his wife's death. The truth is mocking him and all he can do is get more enraged.

-- Anonymous, April 28, 2002

"The Raven" seems to be about a tourmented soul. It's about a lonley restless gentleman that is still in mourning about losing his lost love Lenore. The Raven seemed to cause the gentleman to become puzzled, perplexed, paranoid, scared, curious, nervous even terrified. At one point the gentleman even seemed relieved to see the odd bird. I truly believe the poem was about the tourmented soul of the old man. The eerie haunting raven stayed and tourmented the man until the day he died.

-- Anonymous, August 19, 2002

volio bih kad bi bila: JEDNAKA SVOM POČETKU

I ti ćeš riječi doći ponovo

jednaka svom početku bićeš gola stvarnost bez plašta laži i licemjerja gola i zvučna u svom izvornom sadržaju

Donijećeš nadu nadu u život iz tebe će zračiti svjetlost prelijevaće se niz grudi ruke igraće se tada uz osmijeh pamtomime da se ti ne bi opet promijenila

I ti ćeš riječi doći ponovo

a ja

ja ću biti preumoran da bih te na nogama dočekao


-- Anonymous, October 11, 2002

Cao, Prvo da vas pozdravim, citam starnicu, al nekontam je nesto bas naj naj:)) I meni je ime Mersiha i prezime Hrnjic, paaa imenjaci, u zdravlje ;) Pozdrav

-- Anonymous, November 20, 2002

i dont even think there is a raven..i think the poem is just about the lonely man who feels bad because he killed lenore..i think the raven is a figment of his imagination, like his concience, tormenting him..thats why he goes crazy - because he feels so guilty..what do u reckon?

-- Anonymous, June 17, 2003

I think that the reaven is just in his imagination because wants to have sex with someone as Lenore is on a trip with her secretary. ;))

-- Anonymous, August 18, 2004

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