The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe has a plethora of symbolism as well as an opportunity to understand the psychological aspect as to what his life was like when he penned the famous poem.
This lesson includes a look at the symbolism within the poem as well as a psychoanalysis, which allows students the chance to go into the mind of Edgar Allan Poe and explore the hardships he faced and how this became his greatest inspiration for his work.
The lesson includes a PowerPoint Presentation which goes with the lesson. Additionally, a 6 minute animated video is included of the The Raven. The video is added separately in the zip file and the hyperlink is also included on the slide if you prefer to use that one instead.
A short biography and the poem The Raven is also included as handouts for the students.