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    The poetic voice in Robert Browning’s ‘My last Duchess’ is Alfonso II D’Este. The speaker is presented as rich Duke who is very full of himself “My nine hundred year old name.” Throughout the poem the speaker is trying convince the Count of Tyrell that he is a worthy person to marry his daughter. This poem is a dramatic monologue because the only speaker in the poem is Alfonso. Browning uses Iambic Pentameter as the metre to create a sense of natural speech; this makes the poem avoid sounding

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    Discuss Browning’s ‘My Last Duchess’ as a Dramatic Monologue A Dramatic monologue is a form of poetry where the speaker in the poem gives the readers a deep insight into his thoughts. It is different from a soliloquy since a dramatic monologue always has an implied audience. Dramatic monologue although originated well before the 19th century‚ it was popularized by Victorian poets like Browning‚ Tennyson and Dante Rossetti. Browning has experimented with this form of poetry to such depths that dramatic

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    "My Last Duchess" is one of the most understood sonnets composed by Robert Browning. Browning is still recalled today because of the dramatic monologue of "My Last Duchess". The setting of the lyric is the living arrangement of Duke of Ferrara. The "Duke" is the speaker/storyteller in this sonnet‚ it’s a discussion between the duke and a hireling of the Count. The fundamental graceful gadgets in this lyric is: imagery‚ representation‚ and similar sounding word usage. In this sonnet imagery was

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    The Duke and His Duchess What would one expect a mans personality and traits to be like if he was to send his wife away for being to easily impressed and made happy too soon? It is just the man Robert Browning portrays in his poem “My Last Duchess” as the Duke who explains a painting of his late wife in a dramatic dialogue. A quick glance at “ My Last Duchess” readers can easily pick up on at least one element: arrogance. The speaker of the poem exhibits arrogance rooted in his audacious sense

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    "My Last Duchess" is a poem by Robert Browning‚ frequently anthologized as an example of the dramatic monologue. It first appeared in 1842 in Browning’s Dramatic Lyrics. The poem is set during the late Italian Renaissance. The speaker (presumably the Duke of Ferrara) is giving the emissary of his prospective new wife (presumably a third or fourth since he Browning could have easily written ’second’ but did not do so) a tour of the artworks in his home. He draws a curtain to reveal a painting of

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    My Last Duchess: An Analysis of The Duke "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning is clearly a dramatic monologue used to depict the character of the Duke. The agent seems present although he never participates in the conversation and all parts are spoken by the Duke. The Duke describes some of the agent’s questions and makes the dramatic monologue possible by answering‚ for example‚ the questioning glance he gets from the agent about the "spot of joy on the duchess’ cheek". The poem presents the

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    My Last Duchess Question: Write about a poem set well in the past‚ but which remains relevant today. Explain why‚ despite the difference in time‚ the main concerns of the poem remains relevant to you. A poem which is set well in the past but remains relevant in today’s society is ‘My Last Duchess’ by Robert Browning. The poem remains relevant today as even nowadays there are people who possess similar characteristics as the Duke; the abusive use of power in some societies is still relevant

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    In a dramatic monologue‚ the poet‚ like an actor in a play‚ speaks through the voice and personality of another person. Robert Browning wrote many different dramatic monologues such as those three particular poems which are known as‚ “My Last Duchess‚ Porphyria’s Lover and The Laboratory.” The reason why Browning wrote his poems in that particularly dialogue is because of the certain century it was produced. It was brought out during the Victorian. In that century woman where treated differently

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    In Robert Browning’s poem--“My Last Duchess”--the speaker (presumably the Duke) is giving a servant of his prospective wife’s family a tour of his home. He draws a back a curtain to reveal a concealed painting of a woman by Frà Pandolf‚ explaining that it is a portrait of his late wife. The Duke invites his guest to sit and look at the painting‚ and as they look at the portrait of the late Duchess the Duke describes her. Throughout the whole explanation of his late wife’s actions‚ one may get the

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    I. Author ROBERT BROWNING Robert Browning is the author of the poem “my last duchess”. He is a son of Robert Browning‚ a Bank of England clerk‚ and Sarah Anna Wiedemann‚ of Scottish-German descent‚ Browning received little formal education. His learning was gleaned mainly from his Father’s library at home in Camberwell‚ South London‚ where he learnt something‚ with his Father’s help‚ of Latin and Greek. Though he attended lectures at the University of London in 1828‚ Browning

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