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  1. “The Raven”

  2. death

  3. “bird of yore” symbol of bad things of the past

  4. Pallas of Athena • wisdom, knowledge

  5. Night’s Plutonian Shore • Night- mysterious • Plutonian- darkness (Roman God of the underworld) • Shore- ocean of hellish darkness

  6. fiery Eyes • “This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressingTo the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core;This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining” • the emotional standpoint of the speaker, speaker’s true emotions.

  7. Lenore • Perfect woman that dose not exist

  8. Nepenthe • "drug of forgetfulness" (Greek Mythology) • 4th stanza back page, believes God is helping him forget the grief

  9. Theme • This poem contains love, madness, things of the supernatural and mythology

  10. DONE