Robert Browning

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  • My Last Duchess By Robert Browning

    Robert Browning was born May 7, 1812 in Camberwell, London. His father was a senior clerk in the Bank of England. However, his mother was a talented pianist. Browning’s love for writing dramatic monologues came from his father who also had a love for art and literature. Browning attended two schools, Rev. Thomas Ready and the University of London. However, Browning only lasted half a year in the college (Welcome… np). On September 12, 1846, Robert Browning married Elizabeth Barrett, who was also an author to many works. This marriage resulted in Browning’s son in 1849. His first work, Pauline: A Fragment of a Confession, was first issued in 1833. It was Browning’s second work that brought about his glorious talents in the literature world…

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  • Dramatic Criticism In Porphyria's Lover By Robert Browning

    Robert Browning’s unconventional dramatic monologue “Porphyria’s Lover” enters the mind of an unknown, although presumably male, psychologically complex person who tells the story of strangling his lover by winding her long yellow hair around her throat three times after she comes into his house and kindles a fire. Following Porphyria’s death, the speaker repeatedly tells himself, and tries to assure to himself, that she did not resist his strangling of her and that he had not committed a crime.…

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  • Poetic Techniques In My Last Duchess By Robert Browning

    We all have an inner monologue in which we contemplate our world and our lives. These never-ending internal conversations are what guide our thoughts and actions and even our perception of the people around us. Robert Browning is famous for his poetic style of dramatic monologue, which he often uses to create the illusion of continuous thought. Utilizing a variety of techniques, he is able to bring about the effect of spontaneity, as exemplified in his poem “My Last Duchess.” Within this…

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  • Robert Browning Research Paper

    Robert Browning, A talented writer known for many outstanding poems. Robert was born in the May of 1812, in Camberwell, England. His parents were well known for their accomplishments. Roberts mother, an accomplished pianist and a devoted Christian. His Father, whom made a living as a bank clerk, was an accomplished artist, scholar, and antiquarian. Roberts father also being a book collector of book, had a vast array of rare book that totaled to be more than six thousand volumes. Roberts father…

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  • Comparing My Last Duchess And Porphyria's Lover By Robert Browning

    The poems “My Last Duchess” and “Porphyria’s Lover” are dramatic monologues written by Robert Browning in 1842. Browning was a writer that knew little fame while he was alive, but has since become an important and influential author. The short stories were part of a collection of poems, Bells and Pomegranates No. III: Dramatic Lyrics, which were mostly ignored while Browning was alive due to previous failure earlier in his career. This collection, along with another Bells and Pomegranates No.…

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  • Porphyria's Lover By Robert Browning

    the poem is vastly different than what one may assume. Robert Browning is unlike most authors throughout the Victorian era; he reveals a sinister vibe in his works. Because of the somber theme, the haunting imagery, and the dire symbols, one may predict the outcome of this dreadful tale. When the reader delves into the gloomy poem, he or she will discover the underlying theme by analyzing…

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  • Essay On My Last Duchess And Porphyria's Lover By Robert Browning

    Poems happen to be words that mean more than they look. May they express a message, describe someone’s point of view of his/her life or anything, poems are able to do so much with so little. Such is how famous poet of the 19th century Robert Browning managed to do with his writings. Through his writings of My Last Duchess and Porphyria’s Lover, we will look upon the way that he believes men would become alongside women. Replaced for stronger than interesting To start it off, let’s discuss…

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  • Analysis Of Porphyria's Lover By Robert Browning

    Porphyria’s Lover is a short dramatic monologue written by Robert Browning in 1836. For the duration of this essay I will refer to the speaker of the poem using male pronouns, as it best supports my argument if he is male. The poem’s plot centres around the speaker; his lover; her murder and the speaker’s telling of the events. I believe that this is poem hinges on the speaker’s fragile masculinity. The most striking feature of this poem is the speaker, who is undeniably suffering from extreme…

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  • Literature Perspective In Porphyria's Lover By Robert Browning

    the first time you set your eyes on it. My point of view of the poem Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning changed drastically from the beginning of this research project till now. As I looked into information over this poem and different aspects about it, I began to have more of an open mind towards it and understand the true meaning behind it. I learned that poetry has more to it that just the words that were printed on the page. It allowed me to read literature in a more mature manner and…

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  • Robert Browning Beliefs

    Robert Browning preached a gospel of hope and courage through his poems. He believed in the philosophy of optimism. He had ardent faith in God and he always looked on the bright side of the picture and constantly preached a message of hope and courage. He even glorified failures and believes that our failures in this world would be transformed into success in the next world. According to Browning, “God is in heaven and all’s right with the world.” The failures of life are the stepping stones to…

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