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    "My Last Duchess" and "Porphyria's Lover” Robert Browning wrote the two poems, "My Last Duchess" and "Porphyria's Lover." Both poems convey an thoughtful, examination profound commentary about the concept of love. communicates two interpretations concerning Both poems describe the behavior of people...
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  • Porphyria's Lover and My Last Duchess
    <center><b>Compare the two poems ‘Porphyria's Lover' and ‘My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning. What do they reveal about attitudes to women and relationships in the nineteenth century?</b></center> <br> <br>Robert Browning was one of the greatest poets of the nineteenth century. In 1842, he published...
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  • the Duke and the lover
    The Duke and The Lover In the book My Last Duchess and Other Poems by Robert Browning are two dramatic monologues. These poems are both about mentally disturbed men and their once used to be lovers. Both poems are written so it is possible to tell how the character is feeling and their actions. Browning...
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  • How Does Robert Browning Portray an Unusual Love Affair
    portray an unusual love affair in ‘my last duchess’ and in ‘porphyria's lover’ ENGLISH COURSEWORK Arabella Khara | In this essay I am going to show how Robert browning portrayed an unusual love affair in ‘my last duchess’ and in ‘porphyria's lover.’ ‘My Last Duchess,’ is a dramatic monologue written...
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  • Compare and contrast the methods used by Robert Browning to portray the two speakers in ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’
    IGCSE Coursework Compare and contrast the methods used by Robert Browning to portray the two speakers in ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’ ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’ are both poems about men who appear to have a compulsive need for control over the women in their lives. However...
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  • Robert Browning
    (WOODS 1) Carlos Woods Basic Study of Literature Dr. Nielsen Research Paper The Lover and the Duke The creation of a character within literature is one of the most difficult challenges to a writer, and development to a level at which the reader identifies with them can take...
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  • Women’s Independence and Sexuality: Today Something Glorified but Once a “Justification” for Death
    Browning’s poem “My Last Duchess”, the Duke of Ferrara, feels his well-known name and wealthy status lift him above all others, giving him the ability to control not only the women in his life, but nearly everyone. In “Prophyria’s Lover”, also by Browning, Prophyria’s unnamed lover doesn’t have the...
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  • Browning, Robert: My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover
    Mike Sobieraj English 203 Roger Gilbert The Lover and the Duke The creation of a plausible character within literature is one of the most difficult challenges to a writer, and development to a level at which the reader identifies with them can take a long time. However, through the masterful...
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  • Robert Browning
    subjects ranging from murder, hatred, and decadence, to heroism and romance. Contemporary readers initially failed to appreciate his work, only in the 1860’s, when he was in his fifties, did it come to enjoy wide recognition. For that reason, the claims made by Hawlin, confirm the full scope of Browning’s...
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  • Essay
    lover's absence: "The night is dreary, he cometh not" (stanza 1, lines 9-10). In the subsequent stanzas, "the night" is replaced with "the day" and "my life." Her sorrow is intimately connected to the absence of an anonymous male figure. The idea that her feelings depend on a man's presence effectively...
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  • Explore the Way Poets Portray Love in La Belle Dam Sans Merci with Reference to 5 Other Poems
    Dame Sans Merci. A Ballard - John Keats Sonnet 116 - William Shakespeare My Last Duchess-Ferrara - Robert Browning Illumination Texts: Sonnet 18 - William Shakespeare Valentine - Carol Ann Duffy Porphyria’s Lover - Robert Browning In the above poems love is presented in 3 very different...
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  • Shavian Play
    PORPHYRIA’S LOVER The Story: a young man waits in his cottage for his beloved, who has stolen away from her rich family to see him. When she arrives, he murders her so he can possess her forever. The Voice: the story is told by the young lover himself, as a first-person, intra-diegetic narrator. In...
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  • Browning
    Dramatic Monologues were not always used in poetic writing, and Robert Browning was the first poet to use this technique. The poems “My Last Duchess” and “Porphyria’s Lover” by Robert Browning are very good examples of a dramatic monologue. A dramatic monologue is where there is one speaker in the poem...
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  • Comparison of the Use of a Dramatic Monolgue
    'Porphyria's Lover' and 'My Last Duchess', Browning uses several features of dramatic monologue in order to engage and sustain the interest of the audience. This style of monologue is spoken by a character, which is not the poet, and is usually projected at a critical moment, as in the case of 'My Last Duchess'...
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  • Comparative Essay on ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’
    Comparative essay on ‘My last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s lover’ Robert Browning was born in May 1812 and died at the age of seventy. Browning was an English poet who has become known as the person to invent and popularise the dramatic monologue. This made him the foremost Victorian poet; two of his...
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  • Demonism and Innocence
    even mental exploration, all utilizing sensationalist description and plot. The gothic can also transcend literary style; this is evident when we compare the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Browning. Coleridge who is a romantic poet has displayed gothic themes in some his work such as, “The...
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  • Compare and Contrast How the Main Protagonists Experience Being Outsiders Within Their Respective Societies.
    Compare and contrast how the main protagonists experience being outsiders within their respective societies. The experience of being outsiders is explored by William Shakespeare in ‘Othello’, Emily Bronte in ‘Wuthering Heights’ and Robert Browning in his Dramatic Monologues. Shakespeare explores the...
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  • Dramatic Monologue
    of the nineteenth century. In 1842, he published ‘Dramatic Lyrics’ which included the two poems Porphyria’s Lover and My Last Duchess. Robert Browning’s poems Porphyria’s Lover and My Last Duchess were both written in the form of a dramatic monologue. Both poems show a similarity because they are both...
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  • Robert Browning
    I am studying the 'My last Duchess' and 'Porphyria's Lover,' both of which are dramatic monologues. Browning writes about two people who are talking about their lovers or ex-lovers. The dramatic monologue tells us the persons feelings and thoughts and they reveal what the character is like inside...
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  • Comparing My Last Duchess,Porphyrias Lover and le Dame Sans Merci
    Comparing and Contrasting the Theme of power and control between Porphyrias Lover, La Belle Dame Sans Merci and My Last Duchess The poems I have chosen are: My Last Duchess Ferrara by Robert Browning, Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning and La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats. I am going to be...
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