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The Bird that Inspired Poe’s “The Raven”

Raven in flight. Joe Pell / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Today is Halloween, and many a middle-schooler will remember their teachers pulling out a classic holiday poem to read on this day: “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. What is it about ravens that’s so fascinating or frightening? Quoth the Raven, “Nevermore.” That’s a well-known line from Edgar Allen Poe’s poem …

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