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The Raven - basic notes on what it's about
questions and answers to the raven sheet
Terms in this set (13)
At first what does the speaker think the noise is?
someone tapping at his door.
When the narrator opens the door and looks out, what doe she expect to find?
why does the poet have the Raven perch on the bust of the Greek goddess of Pallas?
pallas is the greek god of wisdom.
At first encounter, what is the speaker's first reaction to the Raven?
hes almost amused by what the raven says.
When the Raven says, "Nevermore" what does the speaker take this response to be?
to be a sign .
The narrator guesses that the Raven says "Nevermore" because?
it hints that he will perish (die) + will feel no comfort have no relief.
Near the end of the poem, the narrator asks the raven two questions to which the bird answers, 'Nevermore" the questions concern?
what can the readers infer from the poem's conclusion that the speaker will do?
he will sit sadly and morn.
what is the poems mood?
Repetition of consonant sounds
list an alliteration in the poem.
"While I pondered weak and weary..."
(While, weak, weary is the alliteration)
the use of words that imitate sounds
find an example of onomatopoeia.
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