Symbolism: The Raven
Symbolism: the Bust of Pallas
In the poem The Raven the raven symbolizes death and bad luck. We know this because the man's wife had just died and was grieving for her. In Greek mythology a raven was a symbol of a messenger. Symbolism-what an object means
A bust is a statue of a head and Pallas is the Greek god Athena's Roman name. Athena is the god of wisdom so when the raven, a symbol of a messenger lands on Athena's head it shows that the raven dosen't lie.
Lenore means light in Greek meaning Lenore was the narrators light of his life and without her he is in darkness
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