Violence of colors in “The Raven” and “Lenore”
In the poems “The Raven”, “Lenore” Poe inquires the loss of ideal beauty and the difficulty in getting it back. These two poems are narrated by a young man crying over the untimely death of his beloved.
In “The Raven,” Poe successfully unites his philosophical and aesthetic ideals. In this piece, a young scholar who is emotionally exhausted of the phrase “Nevermore” repeated by a raven in answer to his question about the probability of an afterlife with his deceased lover.
“Lenore” shows different ways in which the dead are best remembered, either by mourning or celebrating life beyond Continue reading...