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In some poems the poets write about their feelings towards people. Compare 3 poems in this collection: the Laboratory, Havisham and My last Duchess

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In some poems the poets write about their feelings towards people. Compare 3 poems in this collection: the Laboratory, Havisham and My last Duchess The poems 'The Laboratory' by Robert Browning, 'My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning and 'Havisham' by Carol Ann Duffy all write about their feelings towards the characters in their poems. The laboratory is about a lady making poison to kill the man she loves ladies that he has chosen over her. ...read more.

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In the poem 'The Laboratory' by Robert Browning the persona of the poem shows that she is very bitter towards her love as she wants him all to herself and not have to share him with others. She wants revenge on the times that she has missed out on without him and also for the times when 'they believe my tears flow' (Line 6+7) when this is untrue. She has worked out a way to get her revenge by making a poison that they will en joy even though it is going to kill the person who drinks it. ...read more.

Conclusion

In 'My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning it is not the lady that is angry but it is the man who is filled with bitterness and jealousy that his wife, the duchess didn't show him in his opinion the right and amount of respect and treated him like everyone else this to him was not good enough and the end result was death. One thing that all 3 poems have in common is the subject death. In all 3 poems it is what happens or what a person wishes to happen. ...read more.

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