Pallas of Athena • wisdom, knowledge
Night’s Plutonian Shore • Night- mysterious • Plutonian- darkness (Roman God of the underworld) • Shore- ocean of hellish darkness
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.
Lenore • Perfect woman that dose not exist
Nepenthe • "drug of forgetfulness" (Greek Mythology) • 4th stanza back page, believes God is helping him forget the grief
Theme • This poem contains love, madness, things of the supernatural and mythology