Allusions in poems : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

What do the allusions: Pluto, Seraphim, nepenthe, Pallas, balm in Gilead, and Aidenn, mean in "The Raven"?

And what do the allusions: Diana, Hamadryad, Naiad, and Elfin, mean in "Sonnet- To Science"?

-- Anonymous, February 12, 2003


Kim, here is a website that has the allusions for "the Raven" t=ai&s=a&MetaEngine=directhit&en=te&eo=1&o=0&frames=True&url=http%3A% 2F%2Fslis%2Dtwo%2Elis%2Efsu%2Eedu%2F%7E5340j%2FDefinitions% 2Ehtml&ac=24&adcat=jeev&pt=Definitions+and+Allusions+for+The+Raven+by+ Edgar+Allan+Poe&dm=http%3A%2F%2Fslis%2Dtwo%2Elis%2Efsu%2Eedu%2F% 7E5340j%2FDefinitions% 2Ehtml&io=0&qid=7CF34E2A5731B148B731DF7EBA19B9B5&back=ask%3Dallusions% 2Bfor%2522The%2BRaven%2522%26o%3D0%26qsrc%3D1%26meta% 3D1&ask=allusions+for%22The+Raven%22&dt=030212201419&amt=&pg=1&qsrc=1 i have no idea for the other one though

-- Anonymous, February 12, 2003

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