However, he formed a distinct style on account of his terror-filled type of detective and horror short fiction. The genre of horror fiction owes a great deal to Poe for its popularity.
Poe was a remarkable writer and known as being a bit peculiar in person and in his writings. Originally, Poe sought only a dumb beast that was capable of producing human-like sounds without understanding the words' meaning, and he claimed that earlier conceptions of "The Raven" included the use of a parrot.
The analysis is of the printed 'Griswold' text version. Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts but mostly lived in Richmond, Virginia. It has a fairytale air and can also resonate with all who have been in love or felt tragedy and loss.
The subject of the work is a woman who becomes, in the eyes of the narrator, a personification of the classical beauty of ancient Greece and Rome. Anything that appealed solely to the intellect could not be considered art because art existed in the world of the beautiful, the refined, and the aesthetic.
As in "Ulalume," the protagonist is unable to avoid the recollection of his beloved, but whereas Psyche of "Ulalume" sought to prevent the unearthing of painful memories, the raven actively stimulates his thoughts of Lenore, and he effectively causes his own fate through the medium of a non-sentient animal.
It was while he prepared for his second marriage that Poe, for reasons unknown, arrived in Baltimore in late September of