“Porphyria’s Lover” is an example of the Themes madness, love and violence in which the Victorians loved and proclaimed him as one of England’s greatest poets. Uma Kukathas has high remarks of Browning and his motivation to write poetry for the Victorians. Robert Browning motivation to become a poet shows throughout his poetry and his life as his is considered one of the greatest poets to ever grace earth. Works Cited Browning, Robert. “Porphyia’s Lover.” Poem Hunter n.p.
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According to Longman, poetry is a piece of writing, arranged in pattern of lines and of sounds, expressing some thought, feeling, or human experience in language full of imagination (Santi: 2010). By the similar definition, Wordsworth defines poetry as expression of imaginative feeling, or invention feeling (Fadila: 2011). Shelley stated that poetry is the record of every second of impression events such as moment of happiness, romance, disaffection, even sadness that is caused by the death of beloved people. From those statements it can be known that poetry is literary work that convey the authors’ thoughts and feelings, and it directs the readers into their imagination world for imagining the phenomena happen in that poetry. Thus, poetry can tell stories, draw pictures, and describe something.
His father was a bank clerk who had and impressive book collection, which Browning enjoyed reading through very much. Browning gained and education from home that was artistically inclined. Supposedly, Browning was a fluent writer and reader by age five. At ten years old he attended his first school, Peckam School, where he stayed for four years. Once he read Percy Shelley’s poetry at age thirteen he declared himself a devote poet.
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One of the most famous poets in literary history is that of William Wordsworth. He lived between the years of 1770-1850. He was a very strong poet and many of his works have some degree of a pessimistic view to them. They could be understood after the hard life he led. He saw the French Revolution at its height and wrote several poems about it.
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I believe he is a symbolic author and a master at writing dramatic monologues. In conclusion, Browning is a modest author and he was one of the most important poets in the Victorian period. Browning lived a great life and his poems live on too I believe Browning work was just misunderstood back in the day and his most important poem would be ‘’ The Ring And The Book’ it is not often looked at today but the poem did bring him a lot of success before he passed away. The descriptions Browning gave off in his poems brought his readers close with the characters Browning made them relate in some shape of form with his unique techniques in his dramatic monologue.
“Ambition is not what man does… but what man would do." (www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/r/robert_browning.html) Robert Browning came to be one of the most important poets of the Victorian period. His dramatic monologues have established him as a major figure in the history of English poetry. Most of his creativity and literary ingeniousness came from following the practices of his parents. His love for poetry came from knowledge his father’s extensive devotion of learning.