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In this essay there will be three poems being described and evaluated. The first poem is First Love which is written by John Clare. The second poem is Porphyria's lover which is written by Robert Browning. The last poem is My Last Duchess

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Introduction In this essay there will be three poems being described and evaluated. The first poem is "First Love" which is written by John Clare. The second poem is "Porphyria's lover" which is written by Robert Browning. The last poem is "My Last Duchess" which is written by the same poet Robert Browning. In "First love" the poet has fallen in love. Poet has seen a beautiful lady and his heart is stolen by her. The poet struggles to talk to his love. This man is totally confused and helpless. The poet also knows that he can't have the woman he admires because of her higher status. In "Porphyria's Lover" the lady loved the poet very deeply but the poet was suspicious about her. The poet also did not want someone else to have her. The poet was an obsessive person. So the poet strangled her with her own beautiful long yellow hair. The poet thought that he did not do anything wrong with her because he thought that she was only his. So that's why he mentioned in her poem "And yet God hasn't said any word". He didn't regret on what he done because he thought that she was only his, so he was able to do any thing with her what he wants. In "My Last Duchess" the poet was not able to understand his wife. ...read more.

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"Blood rushed to my face". This quote tells that the writer was embarrassed. He used some similes in his sentences e.g. "Her face it bloomed like a sweet flower". These similes make a very good imagery for the reader. The writer also used alliteration to give a very good sound to his poem e.g. "Love so sudden and so sweet". There is also use of rhyming couple in the poem e.g. "hour-flower, pail-ail" which makes a very nice sound pattern for the reader. The poem is written in three steps with equal eight number of lines. The poet also used rhetorical questions "Are flowers the winter's choice?". These all things together make a very good sentence structure. The sentence structure of "Porphyria's Lover" is different than the "First Love" because in this poem the writer didn't use the smiles. The biggest different of the sentence structure of this poem is that its lines are enjambment. He used exclamations to show his thoughts "And God has not said any word". Exclamation shows that the poet didn't felt any remorse. The writer also used some athletic words in his sentences e.g. "no pain felt she". This quote tells that the writer didn't felt any guilt. However he used the alliteration which is also used in "First Love" to give a nice sound to the poem. "Blushed bright beneath my burning kiss". He used the repetition in his poem "mine" which makes a strong sentence structure. ...read more.

Conclusion

In the beginning of poem "That's my last duchess painted on wall". This quote makes a scene in which the Duchess is an object which is drawn. This sentence makes a scene in which Duchess was murdered. He said "Too easily impressed; she liked whate'er". This sentence makes the image about the jealous in his heart for the Duchess. Conclusion: In "First Love" the poet's love is unattainable and unrequited. The "First Love" is a good poem because the writer loves the women very deeply. The poet used very sweet vocabulary to shows his feelings. In this poem the writer didn't killed someone. However in "Porphyria's Lover" the lady loved the poet very deeply but the poet was suspicious about her. The poet was an obsessive person. So the poet strangled her with her own beautiful long yellow hair. The poet thought that he did not do anything wrong with her because he thought that she was only his. So that's why he didn't regret. In "My Last Duchess" the poet was not able to understand his wife. He didn't realize that his wife was a friendly person and she liked freedom. He mistakenly felt that his wife loved other men. He thought that other men were pleasing her too much. He was proud on his power so that's why he wouldn't stoop. At last he arranged some one to snatch her life. In "My last Duchess" and "Porphyria's lover" both women were killed without doing any mistake. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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