"My Last Holiday" Essays and Research Papers

  • My Last Duchess

    How does Browning tell the story of “My Last Duchess” in the first thirteen lines? In the opening lines of “My...

    Dramatic monologue, Fiction, First-person narrative 965 Words | 3 Pages

  • Tone in My Last Duchess

    EN238 2/10/14 Tone in “My Last Duchess” “My Last Duchess,” by Robert Browning is renowned for...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, My Last Duchess 911 Words | 3 Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    Discuss Browning’s ‘My Last Duchess’ as a Dramatic Monologue A Dramatic monologue is a form of poetry where the speaker in the...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 933 Words | 3 Pages

  • My Last Duchess Analysis

    In Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess," a portrait of the egocentric and power loving Duke of Ferrara is painted for us. Although...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1452 Words | 4 Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    My Last Duchess: An Analysis of The Duke "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning is clearly a...

    Count, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1011 Words | 3 Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    Through “My Last Duchess”, Browning exposes the innermost characteristics of the Duke of Ferrara. The Duke is the speaker of the...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 890 Words | 3 Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    "My Last Duchess" is a poem by Robert Browning, frequently anthologized as an example of the dramatic monologue. It first...

    Cosimo de' Medici, Count, Dramatic monologue 1117 Words | 3 Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    Setting and Background The setting of "My Last Duchess," a highly acclaimed 1842 poem by Robert Browning, is the palace of the...

    Cosimo de' Medici, Dramatic monologue, Ferrara 1435 Words | 4 Pages

  • My Last Duchess Cel

    The text I have selected to discuss is ‘My Last Duchess’ by Robert Browning, which was written in 1842. "My...

    16th century, Count, Duke 1960 Words | 5 Pages

  • 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...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1425 Words | 4 Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    My last Duchess essay 'My last Duchess' is a dramatic monologue written by Robert Browning in 1842....

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1210 Words | 3 Pages

  • “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess”

    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...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Love 1338 Words | 4 Pages

  • "My Last Duchess" By Robert Browning

    Robert Browning is known as the Master of Psychological dramatic monologue. In "My last Duchess" the reader only hears the Duke's...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 776 Words | 3 Pages

  • My Last Duchess by Robert Browning

    Introduction to Poetry Appreciation. TAQ 2: My Last Duchess by Robert Browning is based upon Duke Alfonso II of Ferrara's...

    My Last Duchess, Poetry, Rhyme scheme 944 Words | 2 Pages

  • The Psychology of the Duke in "My Last Duchess"

    My Last Duchess”, one of the most beautiful poems in English literature by Robert Browning; a poem in the dramatic monologue...

    Count, Duke, Iambic pentameter 1295 Words | 4 Pages

  • My Last Dutchess Essay Questions

    My Last Duchess By Robert Browning Submitted to: Mrs. Parsons Gill Submitted by: Jenny Dewland Date: September 24th 2012...

    Count, Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue 1224 Words | 4 Pages

  • Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess"

    In this essay, I would like to discuss one of Robert Browning's better known poems, "My Last Duchess." While some readers may be...

    Count, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1037 Words | 3 Pages

  • My Last Duchess Practice Commentary

     The given text is an extract from the short story “My Last Duchess” by Margaret Atwood from the anthology Moral Disorder. The...

    Bolesław Prus, Dramatic monologue, Fiction 997 Words | 2 Pages

  • 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...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1879 Words | 6 Pages

  • 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...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, My Last Duchess 2042 Words | 5 Pages

  • 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...

    Duke, English-language films, Gender 1440 Words | 4 Pages

  • Compare the Central Characters in ‘Medusa’ and ‘My Last Duchess’

    Compare the central characters in ‘Medusa’ and ‘My Last Duchess’ Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Medusa’ and Robert Browning’s...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Greek mythology 2124 Words | 5 Pages

  • Browning, Robert: My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover

    often strayed from, some lines contain 3 or 5 stresses, the poem is rhythmically appealing. According to Burrows, "[the poem] suggests the accents and...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1757 Words | 6 Pages

  • A Comparison of John Donne's "The Flea" and Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess".

    "The Flea" who haunts "My Last Duchess" History has blessed the English language with many great romanticists; they were men and...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, John Donne 1061 Words | 3 Pages

  • Comparing My Last Duchess,Porphyrias Lover and le Dame Sans Merci

    Contrasting the Theme of power and control between Porphyrias Lover, La Belle Dame Sans Merci and My Last Duchess The poems I...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, KILL 2002 Words | 5 Pages

  • 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...

    Couplet, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1610 Words | 4 Pages

  • Psychological Mindsets in the Black Cat, My Last Duchess, and Because I Could Not Stop for Death

    way we left this world. There are numerous ways that one can leave this world, some die peacefully while others may die by force.The following will reveal...

    Carriage, Duke, Edgar Allan Poe 2399 Words | 6 Pages

  • Compare the Ways Poets Present Relationships in ‘Les Grands Seigneurs’ and in 'My Last Duchess'

    be commenting on the presentation of relationships in two poems. The first poem is ‘Les Grands Seigneurs’, in which the speaker remarks on her life before...

    Gender, Line, Marriage 928 Words | 3 Pages

  • Last Duchess Cask of Amontillado rewrite

    Amontillado” and “My Last Duchess” In “The Cask of Amontillado,” by Edgar Allan Poe, two acquaintances, Montresor and...

    Dramatic monologue, Edgar Allan Poe, Eureka: A Prose Poem 902 Words | 3 Pages

  • How the Characters of Macbeth and the Duke in My Last Duchess Can Be Considered to Be Disturbed Characters

    how they can be considered disturbed characters. The play, ‘Macbeth’ and poem, ‘My Last Duchess’ both show psychological truths...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Macbeth 1938 Words | 5 Pages

  • The use of the Dramatic monologue in the Last Duchess

    "My Last Duchess" Robert Browning's poem "My Last Duchess" is a splendid poem achieve within the...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Iambic pentameter 1891 Words | 6 Pages

  • This essay was about the poetic devices which Robert Browning used to enhance the haunting tone in his dramatic monologue, "My Last Duchess."

    Robert Browning sets the tone of "My Last Duchess," by using three significant poetic techniques, one of which is imagery....

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 852 Words | 3 Pages

  • Analyse the Different Forms of Power Presented in "My Last Duchess", "A Woman to Her Lover" and "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"

    the Duke in "My Last Duchess" desires psychological power over his Duchess The poem "My Last...

    Control, Duke, La Belle Dame sans Merci 2192 Words | 6 Pages

  • Y Last Duchess翻译 和赏析

    你的主人——伯爵先生闻名的大方 足以充分保证:我对嫁妆 提出任何合理要求都不会遭拒绝; 当然.如我开头声明的,他美貌的小姐 才是我追求的目标。别客气,让咱们 一同下楼吧。但请看这海神尼普顿 在驯服海马,这是件珍贵的收藏, 是克劳斯为我特制的青铜铸像。 Robert Browning: a...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1042 Words | 4 Pages

  • Porphyria’s Lover

    reassured of his partner’s love for him; attempts to preserve the moment by killing her. The poem has a very dark theme, being murder which is also discussed...

    Dramatic monologue, Love, My Last Duchess 1512 Words | 4 Pages

  • Robert Browning and the Dramatic Monologue

    Denton English 12-2 May 13, 2004 Robert Browning and the Dramatic Monologue Controlling Purpose: to analyze selected works of Robert Browning. I....

    Drama, Dramatic monologue, Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1404 Words | 5 Pages

  • Victorian Era - Influence of Context Upon Texts

    Question: The study of the Victorian era involved developing a greater appreciation of previous social and literary contexts. Discuss this statement with...

    Charles Dickens, Morality, My Last Duchess 973 Words | 3 Pages

  • Iambic Pentameter Poetry

    Iambic Pentameter in My Last Duchess The poem I am choosing is Robert Brownings “My Last Duchess”....

    Drama, Dramatic monologue, Gender 1667 Words | 5 Pages

  • Poem Analysis- Robert Fross; Robert Browning; Anne Bradstreet

    the boy’s injury, or death, because this might have happened before, or they just didn’t care for the boy. 3. Frost’s reference to Macbeth’ contributes...

    Count, Duke, Emotion 2098 Words | 6 Pages

  • Poetry of Robert Browning

    "Porphyria's Lover", "My Last Duchess" and "The Laboratory." "Porphyria's lover" presents a man who is so restricted by his...

    Dramatic monologue, Gender role, My Last Duchess 1721 Words | 5 Pages

  • Achievement of Self-Expression Through Concealment in Dramatic Monologue

    democratic style of writing; a kind of poetry that was ‘dramatic in principle’. Increasingly he felt the need to separate a man’s poetry from his inner,...

    Drama, Dramatic monologue, Duke 2761 Words | 7 Pages

  • Robert Browning

    Browning is now considered the master of the dramatic monologue. One of his most recognized dramatic monologue form poems is "My...

    Drama, Dramatic monologue, Duke 821 Words | 3 Pages

  • Figurative Language

    ways to incorporate figurative language into writing, some of which come as naturally as speaking. A Simile uses the words “like” or “as” to compare one...

    Metaphor, My Last Duchess, Poetry 1124 Words | 3 Pages

  • Emily Dickinson and John Donne

    she felt no pain" (Browning 878). I’m not sure if he knows that statement was false, but he jokes around about it, justifying his actions....

    Aesthetics, Barbie, Beauty 1288 Words | 4 Pages

  • How does Browning present the relationship between men and women in his two poems?

    women in their traditional role, the death of the women, men as inhuman/ uncaring and how the male character feels about the death of his wife/lover. All of...

    Dramatic monologue, English-language films, Gender role 1365 Words | 4 Pages

  • Comparing 4 Poems- Violence

    For Leisure" By Carol Anne Duffy, "My Last Duchess" and "The Lab" by Robert Browning are all poems that deal with violence or the...

    Aggression, Dramatic monologue, Microsoft Narrator 1409 Words | 3 Pages

  • Disturbed characters

    Explore the ways disturbed characters are presented in Macbeth and my last Duchess. Disturbed is a dreadfully intense and...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Emotion 1973 Words | 5 Pages

  • Love as an Entity

    considers love to not only last a lifetime, but to reach its "[zenith] after death" (1.14). In most cases, relationships do not prove to be...

    British poems, Christopher Marlowe, Elizabeth Barrett Browning 864 Words | 3 Pages

  • power and control comparrison

    Examine the way Shakespeare presents power in the character and actions of Lady Macbeth. In this Controlled assessment I will be trying my...

    Duke, Duncan I of Scotland, King Duncan 1578 Words | 5 Pages

  • Robert Browning Essay

    persona exits. Browning’s poems open the minds of his readers, allowing for exploration and the discovery of the dark side of human nature: in the...

    Bourne, Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction 1182 Words | 3 Pages

  • Shavian Play

    endeavour’, or, later when he claims her ‘smiling rosy little head’ is ‘So glad it has its utmost will.’ Where we would expect this style in a novel, in this...

    Drama, My Last Duchess, Narrative 1103 Words | 3 Pages

  • Explore the Way Poets Portray Love in La Belle Dam Sans Merci with Reference to 5 Other Poems

    Keats Sonnet 116 - William Shakespeare My Last Duchess-Ferrara - Robert Browning Illumination Texts: Sonnet 18 - William...

    Dramatic monologue, Interpersonal relationship, Love 2077 Words | 6 Pages

  • Man with the Hoe

    (i. 579–87) 9. Unusual compound epithets "Sail-broad vans," "high-climbing hill," "arch-chemic sun," "half-rounding guards," "night-warbling bird,"...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, My Last Duchess 1117 Words | 4 Pages

  • Women: the Collectibles of Men in a Patriarchal Society

    Robert Browning’s dramatic monologue, “My Last Duchess,” presents an account of men’s absolute power over women in the...

    16th century, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1061 Words | 3 Pages

  • ulysses as a dramatic monologue

    speaking to an identifiable but silent listener at a dramatic moment in the speaker's life. Robert browning is well known for dramatic monologues....

    Death, Drama, Dramatic monologue 1007 Words | 4 Pages

  • What Would Continue to Make Robert Browning’s Poetry Worthy of Critical Study?

    influenced him to question the values of the Victorian society? Well, the Victorian Era is a period after the Renaissance where people start to question...

    Dramatic monologue, Morality, My Last Duchess 838 Words | 3 Pages

  • my last duchess

    Explore the ways Robert Browning uses symbolism and figurative language in “My last Duchess” Robert Browning’s...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Iambic pentameter 482 Words | 2 Pages

  • Analysis of My Last Duchess

    The Duke and the Duchess Victoria Overton Introduction to Literature Dr. Elliott-White June 4, 2012 The Duke and the Duchess Murder, mystery and...

    Couplet, Dramatic monologue, Duke 813 Words | 2 Pages

  • My Last Duchess 2

    My Last Duchess A dramatic monologue is defined as a poem in which a single character is speaking to a person or persons-...

    Drama, Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue 515 Words | 2 Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    In the Poem My Last Duchess by Robert Browning the heartless and haughty speaker explains a painting of his last...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, First-person narrative 775 Words | 2 Pages

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