The Raven (History and Summary) Quiz

  1. From where is the bird believed to have come?

  2. Who wrote The Raven?

  3. What drug does the speaker consume?  

  4. What is the setting of the poem?

  5. Where was the poem published first?

  6. When was the Raven published?  

  7. What happens to the speaker in the end?

  8. Where does the Raven perch?

  9. What is the rhyme sceme?

  10. What is the refrain that became the catch phrase of the people in the 19th century?

  11. Who is the speaker mourning for?

  12. What was the narrator doing prior to the Raven's entry?

  13. The Raven is written in the _____________ narrative

  14. What kind of poem is the raven?

  15. What does the Raven in the poem symbolize?  

  16. Which soothing ointment does the speaker ask for?

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