An Analysis Of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven

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Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most famous and well-known writers in the history of the world.
While the stories and poems may have a large part in why he is such a recognized name, it is not the only reason he was successful. The descriptive writing he uses in his stories helped him gain notoriety. Poe doesn’t just write average run of the mill stories, he makes stories more interesting and suspenseful by adding details, dialogue, tone, suspense, and other elements. He is widely recognized and praised for his his famous poem, “The Raven.” A line from this poem that helps illustrate his descriptive talents is “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.”