The Raven in Legend, Literature, and Lore. (4/10)

They have been symbolically depicted in literature and legends throughout history in many different cultures around the world. The writer, Edgar Allan Poe in his famous poem, describes the raven that taps on the narrator’s chamber door on a dark December night as a “grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt, and ominous bird of yore.” 

Its appearance at midnight symbolizes death and a painful reminder of the lonely and sorrowful state of the narrator.


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