A Woman to Her Lover
Write a critical analysis of Christina Walsh's poem 'A Woman to Her Lover'. Compare and contrast the poem with others you have studied in the unit.
Christina Walsh, a female poet, wrote the poem ‘A woman to her lover’ as a free verse. A free verse is a poem with an irregular stanza...
A woman to her lover by Christina Walsh is a poem about a woman who only wants true and natural love instead of physical love.
The poem starts with a rhetorical question, “Do you come to me to bend me to your will”. This could show that the narrator is asking to her lover that, does he want her to...
and Her Five Suitors
The beautiful woman
The Handsome young man
Somewhere in Persia, in the woman’s lodge
The situation itself
When the woman trapped her five...
The characters in "Sons and Lovers"
——Tragedy of Paul's Love
Abstract: As the main character in this novel, Paul, shows the most struggle in his love: the love for hs mom, for Miriam and for Clara. My work is to analyze the complicated relationships among the women and the man. Due...
towards his late wife and how he feels his title symbolises his power over her. We also learn how he doesn't want his wife for love but to be able to exhibit her and 'show her off' and enforce psychological power over.
The Duke calls her "My Last Duchess"; here the use of the possessive pronoun indicates to...
Racism: Country Lovers and What’s it like to be a Black Girl”
ENG125: Introduction to Literature (ABG1316D)
Racism: “Country Lovers” and “What’s it like to be a Black Girl”
Literature is often known as short stories that tells a story using character’s inner narrative thoughts with thematic...
The Welcome Table vs Country Lovers
Instructor Karen Lawler
June 25, 2013
Have you ever experienced discrimination and/or racism? It is my belief that, sadly, most of us have; for this paper I have chosen to compare and contrast the literary works, “The Welcome...
How to make a woman orgasm...
and scream for more...
In a Four Part Series
(as apparently published originally in Playgal ?!?)
--- Part One ---
Sex is a wonderful thing - I haven't met a person yet who would dispute this. Everybody loves sex, whether they
statement in terms of the two Robert Browning poems you are studying: My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover?'
In this essay I will attempt to compare and contrast Browning's My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover. Both poems deal with the themes of 'Obsessive and Possessive Love', which are displayed in contrasting...
one of Donne’s popular and widely read love poems. It is love poem of an unusual kind. In this poem the poet lover reprimands the Sun and calls it names for disturbing love making. Here as a lover Donne exaggerates his love and his beloved so much that it overlaps the Petrarchan love poetry also. He addresses...
story both titled Demon Lover. Both works seem to be warnings of some kind or another to married women. Also, both works contain elements of the supernatural in reference to the pasts of the two main characters. Each of them deals also with feelings still held about former lovers, in one case wanting to...
Quintessential Woman in Power: Cleopatra Seemingly, yet unknowingly, Cleopatra loves to command attention. Especially in the presence of men that she knows has an attached feeling towards her. This is evident in the beginning. Her findings of Antony’s sudden, but much needed, departure leaves her to exclaim...
Short essay #2
April 9, 2013
A Woman in Love is an interesting chapter in Simone De Beauvoir’s book The Second Sex. Each day even within myself I notice things that she says in this book are true. She starts the book by saying a word can have two different meanings, depending on...
a critique of love?
Two in the Campagna does not take the usual form of a love poem, as the speaker fails to persistently declare devotion for the woman he speaks of. By opting to describe his passion instead of his love, you question whether the romantic elope in the countryside of Rome – the Campagna...
Country Lovers Vs. The Welcome Table
People are always looking to compare Race / Ethnicity in literary works. I have chosen to compare and contrast the literary works, “Country Lovers” by Nadine Gordimer and “The Welcome Table” by Alice Walker, the theme being...
example, there have been sonnets, ballads and dramatic monologues. These have been written from many different points of view; from that of a man, woman or even an onlooker. They can involve structured arguments to have sex or perhaps the murder of a loved one. It is commonly found that the relationship...
What do we learn about love about attitudes to love and marriage in “First Love” by John Clair, “When We Two Parted” by Lord Byron and “A Woman to Her Lover” by Christian Walsh?
All three poems have something to do with love and how they feel to the other person. In “When We Two Parted” the narrator...
used women for his own advantage; a wit willing to say anything for the sake of a poem or a rhetorician undone by his own verbal power; and a poet/lover who was supremely attentive to the woman’s point of view. Using examples, quotations from the text and from the critics, along careful reasoning, explain...
was a famous work that contained a collection of dramatic monologues. Two of the poems found in this book were “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess”. In “Porphyria’s Lover”, Browning introduces a powerful insight into the demented mind of an extremely possessive man, while “My Last Duchess” tells...
Psychoanalysis: Dominant-Submissive Relationships and Masochism in D.H.Lawrence`s Lady Chatterlay`s Lover
Lady Chatterley`s Lover is a novel by David Herbert Lawrence, which was selected to illustrate the picture of dominant-submissive relationships and masochism among main characters from the point...
Adam and Eve versus Porphyria’s Lover
Porphyria’s Lover and Adam and Eve are both poems regarding the expectations and disappointments of man. Although both poems are about expectations of a man regarding a woman, both narrators take a different perspective. Both narrators portray animal-like...
How does Browning in "Porphyria's lover" and "Laboratory" convey the workings of a diseased mind?
Browning conveys the workings of a diseased mind in "Porphyria’s lover" and "the Laboratory" in various ways as he uses personification in both poems to underline the emotions of the character. Both of...
Country Lovers Vs The Welcome Table
There was a time where racism and discrimination was a huge issue. Back in those days, African Americans were treated unequal. There was no harmony between people unless they had the same skin color. Racism and discrimination still exists, but it...
n the texts (‘A Woman to her Lover’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’) both Juliet and the voice are treated as subservient and act submissively to the men in their lives. Although the women are only presented like this for a certain amount of time, it still highlights the importance of how women were commonly...
‘How are the relationships in ‘Country Lovers’ and ‘Desiree’s Baby’ influenced by the culture in which they are set?’
Culture means the behaviours and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group. ‘Country Lovers’ is written by Nadine Gordimer and is set in South Africa during...
As a stunningly beautiful work of art, "The Lover", by Marguerite Duras, realistically and profoundly exposes the astonishing harmonization and clashing dissonance of love, sexuality and antagonism, memory and forgetfulness, emotions of happiness and dolefulness, and certitude of being desired. Memoirs...
thirty-one years old, married for eight years, and expecting her third baby in September, is not pleased to move to the Bottoms in July, even though she has a more expensive and desirable house at the end of the strip. Walter Morel, her husband, is a miner. Three weeks into their stay, the wakes (a...
Linking the Three Poems, To His Coy Mistress, Porphyria's Lover and The Flea.
The Flea, To His Coy Mistress and Porphyria's Lover are all about power, love and murder. Discuss!
The Flea, To His Coy Mistress and Porphyria's Lover are three magnificent poems written by three of the greatest poets...
“Porphyria’s Lover,” which first appeared in 1836, is one of the earliest and most shocking of Browning’s dramatic monologues. The speaker lives in a cottage in the countryside. His lover, a blooming young woman named Porphyria, comes in out of a storm and proceeds to make a fire and bring cheer to the...
Novel gained immense popularity during the 20th century. In the history of English novel D. H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers is a typical 20th century novel. The 20th century novels bear the characteristics of realism, romanticism, modernism, impressionism, expressionism etc. It was a time of...