lenore vs. raven

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i have a research paper on the comparing and contrast of the raven and lenore can u tell me some comparisons and contrasts

-- Anonymous, November 30, 2003


they are both good poems and express feelings apout his life

...........on the other hand he was high on pot when he wrote it ok

-- Anonymous, December 01, 2003

A regular Pandora's box of a thesis! All the poems from the earlyt years on show a progress in dealing with the deceased woman idealized theme from hope to despair to defiance. "Lenore" is a rework of earlier poems itself. Presuming you can compare and contrast these works in isolation is a daunting task of subtleties you may stumble upon if lucky.

Mainly the obstinate return of Poe to an idea of hope and idealization after death contrasts to the self-defeating monolgue argument of "The Raven" where such statements are dashed by despair and the persistence yet of the need to remember and reconcile.

-- Anonymous, December 01, 2003

This is in response to one of the responses... Poe was not high when he wrote any of his works... http://www.eapoe.org/geninfo/poealchl.htm

-- Anonymous, December 06, 2003

When reading the Raven, you get an insight on a more depressing day of his life, and towards the end you start to believe that he is insane. On the other hand, Lenore tells you that he can love, that he can be compassionate and that his life is shrouded in tragedy. But it is clear that he poors his emotions into both of these works.

-- Anonymous, October 08, 2004

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