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Read the following lines from Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven":

And the Raven, never flitting, still sitting, still sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,
And the lamplight o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
Shall be lifted - nevermore!

Which of the below words best helps create the mood of despair in the poem?

a. dreaming
b. chamber
c. shadow
d. nevermore***

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