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    Deborah Pyle M. Drake English 112 Research Paper 15 April 2011 The Theme of Love Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an accomplished writer at an early age. Her success continued throughout her adult life. The theme of love was intertwined in most her works. Although Elizabeth Barrett Browning consistently used the theme of love‚ it was what transpired from that love which gave her personal life success‚ health‚ and marriage. The sequence of events for her life never followed the usual paths

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    Sonnet 14: In lines I and 2 of "Sonnet 14"‚ Elizabeth Barrett Browning says she wants only to be loved for "love’s sake". The next four lines describe all the things she does not want to be loved for – “Do not say ’I love her for her smile—her look—her way of speaking gently”‚. She tells us in lines 7 through 9‚ that she does not want to be loved for these reasons because they are changeable (with age)‚ unreliable and superficial whereas real love should be everlasting. In lines 10 through 12‚ she

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    Alexis Gill Mrs. Outlaw ENG403A October 22‚ 2013   Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the role of the women in the Victorian age   Introduction: Thesis: Women during the Victorian Age were restricted and limited to gender roles and expectations. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was the exception through her writings of poetry.   Body Paragraphs: I. The history of the Victorian Age. A. Named after Queen Victoria 1.  Considered one of the most glorious periods in British history. 2.The

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    . | Elizabeth Browning Barrett Some of Barrett’s family had lived in Jamaica for several centuries. The main wealth of Barrett’s household derived from Edward Barrett (1734–1798)‚ landowner of 10‚000 acres (40 km2) in Cinnamon Hill‚ Cornwall‚ Cambridge‚ and Oxford estates in northern Jamaica. Barrett Browning’s maternal grandfather owned sugar plantations‚ mills‚ glassworks and ships that traded between Jamaica and Newcastle. Biographer Julia Markus states that the poet ‘believed that she

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning is a highly accomplished poet‚ and this in a time period in which heavy sexism made it almost impossible to do so. Browning was truly an eloquent writer‚ and in her 1857 letter to Napoleon III‚ tried to persuade him to pardon the recently exiled Victor Hugo. While Browning never actually mailed the letter‚ she takes a variety of standpoints during it‚ although‚ a reserved yet mocking tone remains throughout. Browning acknowledges sexism and panders to Napoleon so that

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning was a very prominent poet during the Victorian Era (1837-1901). Browning differed from many other women because she wrote about social and political issues that a typical woman would not address. She openly addressed and challenged the position of women during this time period‚ which was not something that was common. Consequently‚ not only was the content of her poetry significant‚ but she greatly impacted the works of other poets‚ such as Robert Browning‚ through her

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s sonnets of the portuguese represents love to be eternal. Love has a highly religious motive in Browning’s Sonnets and also that love is transformative. Elizabeth browning wants to be loved for who she is and nothing else. In sonnet fourteen she states “If thou must love me‚ let it be for nought‚ except for love’s sake only. Her poetry can be reflected as a prayer like quality in sonnet 14‚ browning says “I love thee freely‚ I love thee purely‚ I love thee.” The high

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    The Many Ways of Love Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most notorious poets of the Victorian Era; the Victorian Era formally began in 1837 (the year Victoria became Queen)‚ and ended in 1901 (the year of Victoria’s death) (“The Victorian Period” Par. 1). In fact‚ Browning influenced future poets such as Emily Dickinson‚ who was a famous American poet. Browning’s literature was very popular in both England and the United States. Through her literature‚ Browning expressed her undefined

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (March 6th 1806 - june 29th 1861) also known as Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett was one of the most distinguished and influential English writers of the Victorian era‚ popular in the United States and Britain throughout her lifetime. The eldest of twelve children‚ being born to wealthy plantation owner Edward Moulton-Barrett (1785-1857) and his wife Mary née Graham (1781-1828) gave mrs.Browning a privileged childhood allowing her to experience the highest education a

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    Portuguese written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning composed in the wake of Romanticism‚ although the two texts were composed in two distinct time period both texts are influenced by their varying contexts in their portrayal of the enduring human concerns. Both authors explore the universal human concerns of love‚ hope and mortality through the use of various language features such as metaphors‚ use of irony and the subversion of the established values of their time. Elizabeth Barrett Browning employs the Petrarchan

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