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Appraisal of “The Raven”

Readers, I am confounded. Truly confounded! First, Master Poe loses his loving and adoring wife, Virginia Clemm Poe, to the white plague. Then he begins to write a series of poems and short-stories about unnamed men who are grief stricken with similar loss. This week, I am appraising his aberrant poem, “The Raven”, in which yet another unidentified protagonist mourns …