Thirty Days to Halloween, Day 22: “The Raven” by Poe
What would Halloween be without “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe? Readings and discussions of this American classic have almost become a Halloween tradition. This post focuses on the poem in an episode of the Simpsons and a movie based on the last days of Poe. I’m anxious to hear your thoughts!
The other day, I viewed The Raven, a 2012 American psychological crime thriller film. According to Wikipedia, Set in 1849, it is a “fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe‘s life, in which the poet and author pursues a serial killer whose murders mirror those in Poe’s stories.” I enjoyed the film greatly, as I do any film that is focused on literature and authors. Here’s a short trailer of this film: