Updated: 2/6/2021

Storyboard Text

  • P-paraphrase
  • Connotation
  • Attitude
  • Lines 1-3: On a dull midnight, I thought while I was weak and tired. I was reading old books. I almost fell asleep when there was tapping at my door.
  • Shift
  • This poem is like a never-ending remembrance. Him mourning his loss led to him having a conversation with the raven. So the connotation that the overall poem possesses is mourning, grief, sadness, and anger.
  • Title (Interpreted)
  • The attitude is very deep and sad. What the narrator feels for raven over the course of the poem is hatred, grief, and sorrow. He feels as if the Raven is making him forget his love of Lenore
  • Theme
  • Lenor (Dead Lover)
  • During the early parts of the poem it seems like the speaker is not bothered much by the raven but towards the end he seems frustrated and angry at the raven.
  • I am angry at you
  • The Story’s title “The Raven” adds to the mysterious and horror theme to the story. A raven indicates something bad might or is about to happen.
  • Indicates Bad
  • Some subjects and abstract ideas in this poem are, the poem focuses on lenore a lot, she is the speaker's dead lover. The poem also focuses on the raven which I think represents the speaker's grief for his dead lover.
  • Represents Grief