From “the raven” by edgar allan poe but the raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke only that one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour. nothing farther then he uttered—not a feather then he fluttered— till i scarcely more than muttered, “other friends have flown before— on the morrow he will leave me, as my hopes have flown before.” then the bird said, “nevermore.” in this excerpt, what is the speaker saying the raven will do? a. it will certainly die. b. it will leave immediately. c. it will leave the next day. d. it will befriend the speaker.