Browning And Ginsberg: The True Nature Of Love

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Browning and Ginsberg are two poets whose poems cited, despite obvious differences, share very similar concepts and hold a value of love which overlap one another. It could be said by some of the less observant critics that these poems may perhaps show a fanciful depiction of the true nature of love. Yet, this is clearly untrue, for when both poems are comparatively assessed in accordance with the question. The abstract details which one notices so vividly at first become elements of familiarity for any reader whom has felt love.

Ginsberg shows that love is something we hold dear throughout the troubles in ones life, “Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction”.Through the repetition of the word, burden, Ginsberg shows that the troubles one endures in life are always mounting and many yet love offers a reprise from these struggles. Furthermore, one could argue that ‘the weight, the weight we carry is love.’ shows that one only endures these troubles because love offers a comfort to people. Ginsberg’s use of assonance of the W sounds imbues a sense of familiarity with love
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In the quotation, ‘In dreams it touches the body, in thought constructs a miracle, in imagination anguishes till born in human’, Ginsberg places each ‘in…’ on polarising sides. One could infer that, when Ginsberg lists off the subjects which love pertains to, ‘dreams...thought…imagination’, he uses a polarising placement of words to emphasise that love affects all aspects of the mind. Moreover, one could argue that this shows Ginsberg to state that love is cyclical in nature through the position of the words, and their importance to love and life magnified by enjambment, but also how each subject accomplished something, this respiration shows that love comes in cycles in all matters, ‘In dreams it touches the body, in thought constructs a miracle, in imagination anguishes till

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