• 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 poe...
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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...
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  • Explore the ways in which Shakespeare presents Lady Macbeth and Browning presents the speakers in Porphyria’s Lover, My Last Duchess and the Laboratory
    Explore the ways in which Shakespeare presents Lady Macbeth and Browning presents the speakers in Porphyria’s Lover, My Last Duchess and the Laboratory Shakespeare presents Lady Macbeth in such a way that she is shown as a strong and powerful woman. Her ability to manipulate Macbeth to...
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  • “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess”
    In 1842, Robert Browning published a book entitled Dramatic Lyrics, which was a famous work that contained a collection of dramatic monologues. Two of the poems found in this book were “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess”. In “Porphyria’s Lover”, Browning introduces a powerful...
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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 publis...
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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 mast...
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  • Porphyria's Lover and My Last Duchess
    'Men are presented as monsters in Porphyria's Lover and My Last Duchess.' Discuss. A monster is defined as something which inspires horror and disgust and is shockingly hideous or frightful. The characters of both males in 'Porphyria's Lover' and 'My Last Duchess' definitely give the impression o...
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  • Compare/Contrast of My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover
    My Last Duchess and Porphyria’s Lover Robert Browning wrote the two poems, Porphyria’s Lover and My Last Duchess. In each poem, the speakers seem mentally disturbed. Also, both speakers had relationships with "strong" women who, despite apparently loving them, they each ended up killing. Stra...
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  • Both ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria's Lover’ Are Dramatic Monologues About Murder but They Have Very Different Protagonists. How Does Browning Guide the Readers Response to the Two Murderers?
    Robert Browning's poems 'Porphyria's Lover' and 'My Last Duchess' are both about psychotic men who kill their lovers. However, the men differ in their motives as Porphyria’s murder could be considered to be done out of love whereas the dukes murder is one of jealousy. This heavily influences our f...
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  • My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover.
    My Last Duchess and Porphyria’s Lover. Robert Browning is pre-20th century poet who has written various pieces. We are looking at My Last Duchess and Porphyria’s Lover. Both pieces are very similar in more ways than one. The Lover in the poem Porphyria’s Lover is a lonely, depressed man wh...
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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...
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  • My Last Duchess
    Robert Browning’s “My Last Duchess” - Published 1842 Our world is changing and evolving at an astounding rate. Within the last 200 years, we have seen two World Wars and countless disputes over false borders created by colonialists, slavery, and every horrid form of human suffering im...
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  • “How Do the Poets Create Distinct Poetic Voices in If…, Do Not Go Gentle…, Remember or My Last Duchess & Three Other Poems.”
    “How do the poets create distinct poetic voices in ‘If…, Do Not Go Gentle…’, ‘Remember’ or ‘My Last Duchess’ & three other poems.” Poetry is an art form that gives the writer freedom to create a distinct voice through a combination of both visual imagery and poetic structure....
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  • Y Last Duchess翻译 和赏析
    我的前公爵夫人 墙上的这幅面是我的前公爵夫人, 看起来就像她活着一样。如今, 我称它为奇迹:潘道夫师的手笔 经一日忙碌,从此她就在此站立。 你愿坐下看看她吗?我有意提起 潘道夫,因为外来的生客(例如你) å...
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  • My Last Duchess Analysis
    Katie Parham Dr. Rosenbaum ENGL 1050H 20 February 2012 Villain or Aesthete-Judgment or Sympathy The speaker can be seen as both a villain and lover of great art, but which is his true identity? In “My Last Duchess”, the duke’s deplorable wickedness makes the split between moral judgment a...
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  • Porphyria’s Lover
    Robert Browning’s poems were written in the Victorian era in the dramatic monologue style, which Browning was famous for developing. This style is characterised by being an extended speech to a silent audience, being highly coloured and having elements of irony. Porphyria’s Lover is about an ins...
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  • The Last Duchess
    Overview First published in the collection Dramatic Lyrics in 1842, “My Last Duchess” is an excellent example of Browning’s use of dramatic monologue. Browning’s psychological portrait of a powerful Renaissance aristocrat is presented to the reader as if he or she were simply “eavesdro...
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  • Analysis of Dramatic Monologue in My Last Duchess
    The Analysis of Dramatic monologue In My Last Duchess Abstract: Dramatic monologue which is an important poetic form which invented and practiced principally by Robert Browning, Alfred Tennyson, Matthew Arnold in the Victorian Period. Though the technique is evident in many ancient Greek dramas...
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  • The Insanity of the Poetic Speaker in “Porphyria’s Lover”
    The insanity of the poetic speaker in “Porphyria’s Lover” Browning’s poem “Porthyria’s Lover” tells a story of a murder seen through the eyes of Porphyria’s lover- the murderer. It takes place on a rainy night, in the speaker’s home, where he sits alone in the dark until Porphy...
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  • My Last Duchess analysis
    My Last Duchess Analysis “My Last Duchess” is a poem loosely based on historic events and historic figures written by Robert Browning. We are to gather that the figure speaking in “My Last Duchess” is Alfonso, the Duke of Ferrara who lived in the 16th century. “My Last Duchess” is written...
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