Reader's Workshop 8C and 8A

In Reader's Workshop the 8C and 8A classes studied the E.A. Poe poem, The Raven.  They began their analysis of the poem and have gone over the meaning of the poem/storyline.  They need to finish their analysis of the poem by answering the questions below.  These are due for 8C on Wednesday January 17 and for 8A Thursday January 18.

1.  What is the theme of the poem?

2.  What is the rhyming scheme of the poem?

3.  What are the following poetic/literary devices found in the poem (minimum of two each):

-  alliteration

- simile

- metaphor

- onomatopeia

- personification

- hyperbole

- imagery

- symbol

- oxymoron

- allusion