The Raven http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofSOul1NB8Q In the Green Literature Books, Pages 847-852
Reader Response Questions • Who is the Narrator of the poem? • What comes in the window? • Where does this visitor sit? • Where does the narrator sit? • How does the narrator first react to the visitor’s response to his question? • Of Whom does the narrator speak (mourn actually)? • How does the narrator’s reaction to the visitor’s response change? • What happens to the narrator at the end of the poem? • What does their conversation show about the narrator’s state of mind?
10. Identify a metaphor. 11. Identify a Personification. 12. Identify a Simile. • Identify by Quoting, one example of imagery for 3 of the 5 senses. • Identify an example of allusion. • What is the rhyme scheme of stanza 10? • What is the setting and genre of the poem? • What literary device do we see represented by the repetition of the –g sound in line 71? • Which word bests describes the mood of the poem: joyful, resolute, despairing, hopeful