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Together, let us: "Deep right into that darkness peer..."Average score for this quiz is 9 / 15. Difficulty: Median. Played 762 times.As of Sep 03 21.
1. In Poe"s "The Raven," the narrator tells a story about himself that took area within his personal chamber. At the extremely begin of the poem, what does the narrator describe his emotional state as?

3. The narrator is startresulted in hear a tapping noise. From wbelow does he think that he hears this tapping?
4. "The Raven"s" second stanza continues to define the poem"s establishing and also mood. In what month does the narrator recall that the occasions of the poem took place?
5. As the second stanza proceeds, Poe has the narrator expose to us the reason for his good sorrow.
6. Poe opens the 3rd stanza through the usage of a many ingenious poetic style: "And the silken sad unparticular rustling..."Each of these last 4 words contain a clear "s" sound; and also, once the 4 words are check out in order, it produces a mournful eerie sound favor the blowing of the wind. What is the name of this poetic technique?
7. The narrator tells of being "filled with great terrors never felt before"; however, then his "soul grew more powerful." What action, in the fourth stanza, does the narrator take?
8. "Deep right into that darkness peering, long I stood tbelow wondering, fearing,Doubting, dreaming desires no mortal ever before dared to dream before"Poe, has actually his narrator bravely stare right into that unknown horror that so often confronts mankind. In his desperation, he dreams of "dreams no mortal ever before dared dream before..." But still, also by looking best right into the terror of the darkness, the negative narrator is left dissatisfied. What is the just word spoken and heard within this devastating darkness?
9. Back into his chamber the narrator transforms, through "all my soul within me burning,"plainly this sad and also exhausted male at the start of the poem is now wide awake and also is feeling wild and powerful emovements. Aacquire he hears the tapping even "louder than prior to." What does this reason the narrator to do?
14. As the narrator proceeds to puzzle over this raven he remembers his Lenore that he had actually been so lacking. He connects her to the raven"s word "nevermore" as he grows angry at the bird. What word does he first speak to the raven in his fury?


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15. The narrator in desperation asks the raven "is tbelow balm in Gilead?" From wright here did Poe get this question?