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    Victorian Poet, Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote more than one poem, and one of them is Sonnet 43 “How Do I love Thee”. The Rhyme Scheme, symbolism and repetition allow us to see Browning and her husband’s private emotions of love for another. The Victorian era shifted between romanticism to realism, changed by novelists who enjoyed a golden age. Late Victorian writing move in naturalism and escapist fiction (Holt McDougal 919). Every person has a different story a different childhood, some people have an extreme childhood, the type that you don't even have time to play, or the money to go to places. In the other hand there are people that have everything when they are not even born yet, but they have their life already set for them, with money…

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    poem “The Cry of the Children” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning tells the reader how hard children have it when working at a factory. This poem shows what goes through the minds of these kids as they spend all of their time working at a factory, nearly non-stop. Browning uses three different literary devices in her poem to show the reader how a child’s youth can be stripped from them completely because of child labor. These three literary devices being imagery, diction, and dialogue. Browning…

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote sonnet 43 in a series of sonnets titled Sonnets from the Portuguese. Although the individuals in the poem ‒ the narrator and the lover ‒ are ambiguous, there is a strong correlation between Barrett Browning's love life and the complex love of the sonnet. Even though there can be an argument made that sonnet 43 is not Barrett Browning’s husband, I will be using the assumption that Barrett Browning is the narrator and her husband is the lover. The theme that…

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Sonnet XI and XXXIV Analysis Sonnets XIV and XXXIV by Elizabeth Barrett Browning are clear examples of Italian sonnets through their utilizing of Italian rhyme scheme and content breaks of octaves followed by sestets. Although heavy usage of enjambment blurs the distinctions in some cases, the shifts in subject focus assist in clarifying the octave - sestet separations. For example, Sonnet XIV is broken into clear octave - sestet structure with the beginning octave…

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    For this assessment, I will study Sonnet 43 by William Shakespeare and sonnet 116 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote sonnet 43 to her beloved husband. Barrett Browning was a very successful poet who has published her first poem when she was only 15 years old. She was famous in the U.S and U.K. during her lifetime. Barrett Browning was a deeply Christian woman. William Shakespeare who was an undoubtedly the well-known poet in 13th centre. Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 is…

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    There is a fine line between what an artist wants to say and what he or she actually composes. What makes poetry desirable to read is that it is philosophically attractive to a reader whether as a whole or just a piece. Elizabeth Barrett Browning is one author who I feel hides messages in her complex yet simple Sonnets. She takes a realm of surreal thinking and succumbs to a deep pool of intellect that a reader needs to reread several times to get a full in depth meaning and understanding of…

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    critical of the government incentivized English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s crafting of a letter to the emperor, in which she employs various rhetorical strategies in order to implore him to pardon Hugo. In her petition, Browning constructs her argument with strong diction that emphasizes the intensity of her emotions as well as reverent appeals to the emperor’s noble authority and legacy in order to persuade him on an emotional level. Browning establishes a compelling letter to the…

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    Elizabeth Engel Mrs. Gann English 4 22 November 2016 Elizabeth Barrett Browning The exciting life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning consisted of many struggles beginning with her childhood all through the time that she passed away. Best known for her poetry, some of her most prominent influences included John Milton and William Shakespeare. From a young age, she was advanced in reading and writing, completing her first book at age twelve (Biography.com Editors). The life and work of Elizabeth…

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    Elizabeth Barret Browning was born on March 6, 1806 at Coxhoe Hall, Durham, England, being the first in her family to be born in England. She was one of the most famous poets of the Victorian period and of the Romantic Movement. Romanticism was the largest artistic movement of the late 1700s that originated in Europe. She had lived with her father Edward Moulton-Barrett, who owned sugar plantations in Jamaica, her mother Mary Graham Clarke Moulton-Barret and 11 younger siblings. Mr. Barrett had…

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    however, at his core, he desires something richer and sincere. Similarly, Elizabeth Barrett Browning is initially suppressed by the rigid ideals of the Victorian era, however, she undergoes a metamorphosis and gains the courage to defy the conservative values of the 19th century. Through reviewing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” and Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “Sonnets from the Portuguese” it is apparent that an idealistic love is only achievable once societies values are questioned. …

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