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The Raven and other poems by Edgar Allan Poe
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Oct 11, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: classics, poetry, american-lit
Read in October, 2009

I have never particularly liked poetry - especially rhyming poetry, which often comes out seeming trite. The Raven in particular is a masterpiece. It doesn't feel like Poe was even searching for a rhyme, but that it just fell into place. His repetition of words gives a creepy, rhythmic feel to the poem and while reading it, you almost forget altogether that it is in fact a poem, since you're caught up in its narrative.
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