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Why did Poem write The Raven?



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G. Jabez

G. Jabez

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Answered Oct 16, 2019

The idea came to him in a dream. Edgar Allen Poe is the writer of one of the most famous poems ever, called The Raven. This poem is famous because it is included in many English curricula during middle and high school.

The Raven is considered a narrative poem, and it was published in January of 1845. The poem tells the story of a man who is having a hard time dealing with the death of his lover. Over the years, there have been many adaptations of the poem, including movies, and the football team Baltimore Ravens is named after the poem.

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a.Nancy

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A.Nancy

Answered Dec 12, 2017

The Raven is written by the famous poet Edgar Allen Poe. Edgar Allen Poe is also known as the pioneer of Romanticism in the literature belonging to the United States of America. Apart from that, he is also widely popular for being one of the earliest short story writers of the region.

Also, Poe is considered to have invented the entire detective fiction genre along with great contributions to the widely emerging science-fiction genre. His life had financial difficulties, since he was a writer who used to make all his earnings just through writing. Indeed, he made great contributions to the world of literature

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mrstuma

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Answered Sep 01, 2017

The idea came to him in a dream
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