A Psychological Analysis On My Last Duchess Essays

  • A Comparison Of ‘My Last Duchess’ And ‘Porphyria’s

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    By comparing the poems ‘My Last Duchess ‘and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’, both by Robert Browning the 19th Century Romantic poet, it is possible to explore their dramatic effectiveness and the different methods which are used by Browning to reveal character. In ‘Porphyria’s Lover’, the reader is given an insight into the warped mind of a controlling man who will kill in order to make his love last forever, whilst in ‘My Last Duchess’ the jealousy and the need for domination by the Duke is revealed. Both

  • The Dramatic Monologue and Robert Browning

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    grandfather; Wonder what really brings him hither?) On my work, you now do peer! (But what’s with the smirk and the look so queer?) You survey my scratched out sheets going in the bin, Oh everyone hates the pile of books I’m in... Working on something; I’m not really free, Heavily immersed in English Poetry! Have you the slightest clue, how much we have to slog, Especially when the topic is ‘The Dramatic Monologue’? (Hah! Exactly, my eyes like yours sank low Only difference, I didn’t smell

  • Robert Browning as a Poet of Dramatic Monologue

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    Gabriel Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. None, however, produced as many, or as striking, dramatic monologues as Robert Browning. A famous example is Browning’s “My Last Duchess.“ Notice how the Duke’s character is revealed by what he says: “MY LAST DUCHESS” That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now: Fra Pandolf’s hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands.

  • Melodrama Essay

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    the term currently returns 1,151 entries. Having recently compiled the melodrama entry for the planned Oxford Online Bibliography of Victorian Literature, I am acutely aware of the prolific expansion in melodrama studies that has taken place in the last decade alone. Before commencing work on the annotated melodrama bibliography, I was uncertain whether melodrama had yet yielded a rich enough critical field to qualify it as a ‘Level A’ ‘overview’ entry in OUP’s bibliographical schema, alongside topics

  • History of English Literature

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    A History of English Literature Robert Huntington Fletcher A History of English Literature Table of Contents A History of English Literature.........................................................................................................................1 Robert Huntington Fletcher.....................................................................................................................1 PREFACE............................................................................