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In The Raven by Poe, the Raven is the personification of fate/death/loss. It is inescapable. It comes tapping on everyones door. The blackness of the Raven is a traditional symbol of death. Bleak December, dying ember are clear allusions to loss/death. The poet laments over his lost Lenore whose radiance is unparalleled. In contrast to … Read more