Getting to Know The Raven

A review of Edgar Alan Poe’s The Raven and how it relates to the author.

A look at Edgar Alan Poe’s “The Raven”. The author examines the novel by looking at the main characters and the themes. The author discusses how Poe’s personal life is reflected in the themes of the book. This is done by an analysis of the use of symbolism.
Edgar Allan Poe produced works of morbid horror and intense melancholy. He experienced events, in his life, which pushed his delicate mind over the edge. These intense feelings surfaced in the form of alcoholism and unstable mental states. They also revealed themselves in the form of literary works. One such work is The Raven.”