A Comparison Of The Raven And TheA Comparison Of The Raven And The Tell-Tale Heart Comparisons of? The Raven? and? The Tell-Tale Heart? Edgar Allen Poe's story "A Tell Tale Heart,' has the protagonist obsessed with an old man's eye. This obsession causes a conflict between the protagonist and his sanity. In? The Raven the man imagines that a raven is a godsend, intended to relieve him of his anguish. The man imagines that like all other blessings of his life, the bird will leave.
One of the main things of both stories have an eerie and dark side to them that are in common in Poe? s writings. Darkness is one of the characteristics in Edgar Allen Poe? s writings. In? The Raven? the poem takes place in the month of a dark, and bleak, December and in the story of? The Tell-Tale Heart? the murder that the man commits takes place at midnight, showing the darkness of Poe? s writings yet again. All of Poe? s writings have a certain darkness and gloom to them that personifies the dark side of romanticism writing. In conclusion the 2 poems hav ea significant deal.