Madness And Grief In Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven

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Throughout Edgar Allen Poe’s career, he wrote numerous poems which were all written based on a certain theme. Each theme affects each specific reader in their own way. “The Raven” a poem by Poe can have two different types of themes: madness and grief. These two different types of themes can be argued to be the particular motive or message Poe tries to convey upon the audience. The general public could and usually interpret the Speaker of the poem in the story incorrectly, which can cause argument to occur on what the true meaning of the poem is. Edgar Allen Poe’s poem for me is interpreted as a poem based around grief. People can’t just assume Edgar Allen Poe poem “The Raven” is about madness, and think that the Speaker is mad because of his
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