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    Robert Browning and Dramatic Monologue The dramatic monologue form which is now widely used‚ allows the author to engage his reader more directly by placing him in the role of listener. Often they are to interpret about a dramatic event or experience they are reading about. This allows the reader to become more intimate with the writer and the characters while being able to understand the speaker ’s changing thoughts and feelings. This is almost like being inside the mind of the speaker not

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    Robert Browning is very well known for his exploration of the psychology of people through his use of the dramatic monologue. Many of his pieces deal with individuals who possess seemingly uncommon morals and sometimes appear irrational‚ misguided‚ or even deranged. The various behaviours Browning’s characters express serve to personify many common outlooks among his contemporaries as well as provide a framework within which he could express his opinions about Victorian ideals in an effective and

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    The Masks of Robert Browning The Victorian era was a time known for its family values. Robert Browning broke the mold of the Victorian writers by turning to dramatic monologue. Readers at the time could not appreciate his technique. Today some of his poems can be linked with authors such as Stephen King or Dean Koontz. Do his writings give us an insight into a hidden mad man? No. Robert Browning brought his characters to life and awakened the very real possibilities of the common man having a

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    Browning gave life to the dramatic monologue and made it a distinctive and memorable poetic form. Browning was fascinated with human behaviour‚ particularly the darker side of humanity and he believed that the dramatic monologue enabled him to create very powerful masks and ‘tell the truth obliquely’. As we become aware that the characters are wearing masks‚ the layers of artifice or self-deception is where the real persona exits. Browning’s poems open the minds of his readers‚ allowing for

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    Robert Browning’s "An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish‚ the Arab Physician" is a dramatic monologue in which Karshish writes to Abib about his experiencing the miracle of Jesus‚ when he raises Lazarus from the dead. "Karshish" is a dramatic monologue containing most of the tenets of Browning. Although "Karshish" is in the form of a letter‚ it is still an excellent example of a dramatic monologue. There is a speaker‚ Karshish‚ who is not the poet. There is a silent

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    The Laboratory’ ’The Laboratory’ by Robert Browning is a dramatic monologue that tells the story of a woman’s plot to murder her romantic rival. The form in which Browning has written this poem subtly reveal aspects of the female speaker whilst allowing the reader to make their own personal judgement on her behaviour and character‚ which would commonly be that she is a jealous‚ obsessed‚ blood-thirsty and sadistic woman. The speaker in the poem demonstrates signs of insanity and instability

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    2004 Robert Browning and the Dramatic Monologue Controlling Purpose: to analyze selected works of Robert Browning. I. Brief overview of Browning A. Greatest Poet B. Family Life II. Brief overview of "My Last Duchess" A. Descriptive adjectives B. Cause for death C. Description of his wife III. Definition of Dramatic Monologue IV. Comments by Glenn Everett A. Point of View B. Tone C. Audience Imagination V. Comments by Terry Bohannon A. No Christianity B. Evil Characters Robert Browning and

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    Porphyria’s Lover’ by Robert Browning The dramatic monologue is narrated by the voice of the persona‚ which has been dictated by Robert Browning. This illustrates a contrast in the social classes of Porphyria and the persona. The opening scene is reinforced as “suller” and “spite”‚ nevertheless‚ after the presence of Porphyria‚ the atmosphere mutates to “warm” and “blaze up” followed by her seductive actions. Regarding to Porphyria’s “vainer ties” she is unable to ‘stoop’ causing her to “worship”

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    English 2323 - Study Questions “My Last Duchess” – Robert Browning 1. What is the setting for this poem? This poem takes place in the palace of Alfonso II who is the Duke of Ferrara in Italy. 2. Who is the Duke speaking to? The Duke is entertaining an ambassador type person who has come to arrange the marriage of the duke and a daughter of a very wealthy and powerful family. What are they both looking at? They are looking at a painting of the Duke’s last “duchess” or wife that

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    Introduction to Poetry Appreciation. TAQ 2: My Last Duchess by Robert Browning is based upon Duke Alfonso II of Ferrara’s marriage to Lucrezia de’ Medici and her death at his hands. Although it has never been proven that the Duke orchestrated her death‚ she did die suspiciously at the young age of seventeen after only a year of being married to the Duke. At first glance the reader only sees this story but upon reading the poem in more depth and looking at what the form and language devices tell

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