What Is the Theme of the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe?

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"The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe is about a raven's evening visit to a man who is mourning the loss of his love. The main theme of the poem is undying devotion, for the narrator is torn between remembering his lost love, or forgetting her.
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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
"The Raven" is a narrative poem often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow descent into madness... More »
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