List of 27 Examples of Alliteration in 'The Raven'

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Edgar Allen Poe used many techniques to produce prose and poetry that captured the popular imagination, including alliteration. For examples, see this list of alliterations in The Raven.
"Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust"
"burden bore"
"Deep into that darkness"
"Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream"
"filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before"
"flirt and flutter"
"floating on the floor"
"Followed fast and followed faster"
"friends have flown"
"Ghastly grim"
"grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt"
"lord or lady"
"nodded, nearly napping"
"rare and radiant"
"shorn and shaven"
"silken, sad"
"soul grew stronger"
"soul with sorrow"
"Startled at the stillness"
"stepped a stately Raven of the saintly days"
"still is sitting"
"stock and store"
"stopped or stayed"
"surcease of sorrow—sorrow"
"Swung by Seraphim"
"tapping, tapping"
"weak and weary"