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Lesson Two: Analysis of "The Raven"

Lesson Two: Analysis of "The Raven"

Author: Tara Neely
Description:

 

  • At the end of the lesson, students will be able to analyze the poem, “The Raven” in a scholarly way and support their identification of the poems Gothic characteristics and themes.

 

  •  At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify and explain the “The Raven” Internal rhyme scheme, alliteration, and allusions.

 

Shifting Opinion Poe’s poem “The Raven” by identifying the internal rhyme scheme, allusions, and alliteration found in the poem. 

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Tutorial

Step One: Reading

  1. Please read the poem, 'The Raven," and then complete the RRJ only the front side. 
  2. In the reading questions section use theses questions: 1. What does Nevermore mean? 2. What does the Raven symbolize? 3. Who/What came to visit? What message did he/she/it bring? 

 

 

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"The Raven" Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

Poem-text

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Source: Copyright © 2006 - 2010 Famous Poets And Poems . com.

RRJ

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RRJ Review/Discussion

Students will use their completed RRJ to begin a discussion about the piece "The Raven" by Poe.

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Raven Lecture 1

A brief introduction into thought of the Raven as a Fantastic piece of literature. Lecture defines the concept of fantasy and begins to look at the the conflict that fantasy creates for the reader of such literature.

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Lecture 2 Notes

 

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Artifacts: Raven Article

This article points out the definite lines of "The Raven" that examples of the Unreal and the Real that make the poem a Fantastic piece of Gothic literature. Please read and add new examples to your RRJ response notes.

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Source: SOURCE: BY ARTIFACTS • JUL 18TH, 2012 • CATEGORY: CULTURE, ISSUE 7, LITERARY ANALYSIS BY KYLE JUNG