¨Once upon a midnight dreary while I poundered, weak and weary.
This quote is alliteration because it repeats the same sound at the beginning of each word. For example, weak and weary both start with the same letter.
This is a metaphore because Poe compares the raven to the devil without using like or as to show the comparison.
“Prophet!” said I, “thing of evil!—prophet still, if bird or devil!
Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night’s Plutonian shore!”
Is quote is allusion because Plutonium shore is a reference to Greek mythology were dead souls lay. Making the allusion that He wants to know if that where Lenore is.
This quote is personification because a lamp light can not literally throw a shadow giving it a human characteristic making it personification. The influence it has is making objects relate to people making the reader understand better.
¨And the lamp light o´er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor. ¨
¨Eagerly I wished the morrow; vainly I had sought to borrow from books surcease of sorrow- sorrow for the lost of Lenore.¨
This quote represents tone because it gives the tone of sadness because the character is grieving his wife death. Tone influences the readers attitude and expresses the writers attitude toward the topic.
The literary elements I chose help create the mood in the piece because they give a different vibe. By using different literary elements the reader can analyze the writings mood easier and understand the reading more. The mood is sympathetic because the narrator has just lost someone special to him and he is grieving.