The poem "Lenore" : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

I have an idea, but just to clarify so I don't write my essay about the wrong thing, what is the poem "Lenore" about?

-- Anonymous, November 07, 2003


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-- Anonymous, November 10, 2003

The poem is mostly about the narrator grieving the loss of his loved one Lenore. He didn't sleep for he dreams of her, so he read to stay awake. The raven was there for the man to find some solace. Was she okay in her afterlife? Such questions like that, the raven always saying "Nevermore" resting atop the Pallas' statue (greek for knowledge) offered nothing but the start of his quick decline into insanity.

-- Anonymous, November 10, 2003

To clarify, I do not mean the poem The Raven. I mean the actual poem Lenore.

-- Anonymous, November 11, 2003

I fuigered that it was about a person mourning for a girl (Lenore) who had died at a ver early age ("An anthem for the queenliest dead that ever died so young- A dirge for her the doubly dead in that she died so long") Its also questioning whhere she will go after she dies, If she goes to heaven or hell.

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2003

He died from looking at me!!! Duh

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2003

I think the poem is about a guy who lost his love and a raven comes in from the window and the guy asks some quiestions like will I ever find releif from my pin or will i hold her in heaven and the raven alwas answers ''Nevermore''.

-- Anonymous, November 13, 2003

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-- Anonymous, January 09, 2004

It seems to me that people are confusing The Raven with Lenore. Lenore was the theme in The Raven, but the question deals specifically with the poem Lenore. As I am sure you are aware, there is no mention of a raven in Lenore. So to confuse these two poems is to confuse Poe. However, the point of the two works is the same. He never got over the death of Lenore, and thus made reference to her in both poems. In the Raven, however, you do get the sense that at the end he finally accepts that she is gone and will no longer speak to him. Lenore itself deals with Poe in a saddened state. He seems to lose everyone he gets close to and he takes this one particularly hard.

-- Anonymous, September 06, 2004

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