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21 February, 01:06

In The Raven, what is most likely the author's reason for putting the poem into

stanzas of five octameter lines, each ending with a short and flat statement?

a) The author wants to create a lively, comic atmosphere.

b) The author wants to build an ominous mood through repetition.

OC) The author puts pauses after the stanzas create confusion.

d) The poet wants to make the confrontation with the raven peaceful.

Answers (2)
  1. 21 February, 01:24


    Because he is trying to make the reader feel the way he felt while writing the poem.
  2. 21 February, 01:36
    B, because the poem is not funny, it wasn't peaceful, and no writer has the intention on confusing his/her readers
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