The eighth grade students in Ms. Dombey’s Title I reading class at Ryan Academy engaged in the following poetry lesson: Students read and analyzed the poem “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe.

Poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe


First, the eighth graders studied the following aspects of poetry as they read and discussed “The Raven:”

  • lines,
  • stanzas,
  • figurative language,
  • symbolism,
  • inference,
  • theme,
  • writing style and more.


Our Analysis of “The Raven” 


Analysis of the poem



Analysis of the poem

It was a very meaningful lesson about Edgar Allan Poe, a Virginia poet, and his writing style. 

Edgar Allan Poe