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The Raven Teaching Unit (Prestwick House)
- What are the major principles of writing according to E.A. Poe? Refer them to The Raven.
- Why is the narrator afraid to answer the door when he hears tapping in "The Raven"?
- In Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven," how, if at all, do the speaker's feelings evolve?
- What effect does Poe's use of rhythm (iambic pentameter) in "The Raven" have on the reader?
- Is there any evidence suggesting the speaker is going mad? The speakers attitude toward his visitor changes as the raven gradually...
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