Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Happy Birthday to Edgar, to Gustav, and to the Raven!”
Masters of literature know exactly how to set a tone from the very first line of a piece. With “Once upon a midnight dreary,” Poe created the perfect gothic atmosphere: it’s late at night, dark and, likely, quiet, exactly the time in which one is tired and when one’s imagination is likely to drift to frightening places. […]
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