Roberts father played a major contribution the his teachings. Many of the books Robert 's father had where written in many different forms of languages including Greek, Hebrew, Latin, French, Italian, and Spanish. Robert spent a lot of his childhood reading and learning …show more content…
The poem was written by Elizabeth Barrett. For several months Robert began corresponding with her until finally in 1845 he met ELizabeth. Hardly a year after knowing each other, they were married in 1846. Like most fathers Elizabeth 's father was against the whole wedding from the beginning. Like most couples in love, they married against the wishes or blessing of the father. After they was married the couple happily in love packed up and moved to Pisa and soon after moved to Florence. Where they continued to write together. Guess you could say Elizabeth became his new source of inspiration.
While in Florence, in 1849 Robert and Elizabeth had their first child. Named after his father their son was named Robert “pen” Browning. Within the same year of 1849, Roberts Collected Poems were published.
Elizabeth was indeed Robert’s inspiration for much of his work. In the year of 1855 Robert published one of the collection of poems Men and Women which of course Robert dedicated to his lovely wife Elizabeth. The Men and Women is now known as one of Roberts best literary pieces , his best work, at the time the book was received with little notice. Everyone primarily knew the books author as Elizabeth Barrett’s husband. Eventhough he was the author of the book, somehow he fell into Elizabeths shadow.
Only a few six years later Elizabeth Barrett Browning died in 1861, from HKPP. Robert was holding her tightly in his