Aspect of love: consider the different approaches taken by the poets
First love: john Clare
A birthday: Christina Rosseti
Remember: Christina Rosseti
How do I love thee: Elizabeth Barret Browning
My Last Duchess: Robert Browning
La Belle Dane Sans Merci: john Keats
Love has been awed and talked about throughout the centuries. No one person can describe it as one thing as it has many aspects. I will be comparing the aspects of love in the poems above. "First love" uses an old style of speaking as it says things like "I ne'er was struck" which isn't used much any more. The poem has three stanzas. The first one is telling us more about how he felt and when it happened. The …show more content…
This last half of the poem suggests she is preparing for her birthday, which is special to her because her lover has come. This poem I think is a romantic one because it talks more about beauty than the lover.
"Remember" is an interesting poem with just one stanza. It is more a message than a poem to a lover from the deceased. The message given is if her lover forgets her over time it is ok and it's says do not be sad and remember me, she just wants her lover to be happy. The rhyming structure is the 1st line rhymes with the fourth and the 2nd with the third and so on, which is similar to "how do I love thee". The poem isn't actually about love it's about remembering love after one has died. "My last duchess" is a very long poem with just one stanza.
It accounts a man showing another man his picture of his last duchess and telling him how he was like. The poem is closer to a story than a poem. It explains how the lord gets jealous of the attention his wife is giving other men and that he gets