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    In 1842, Robert Browning published a book entitled Dramatic Lyrics, which 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 a story about the Duke of Ferrara revealing to a guest the murder of his wife and the motives behind it. The two speakers share

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    Medieval Ballads and Lyrics

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    are normally performed for an audience. All ballads tell a story with major themes of revenge, envy, betrayal, loyalty, and superstition, although they may touch on other subjects. These stories only focus on one major event and can be about the dramatic events of heroes or every day people. Though the bulk of the stories begin in the middle of an event, there is very little background information given (Knight). Characters rarely show any development and most stories lack detail. It is also important

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    The Wisdom of Frost Exposed in The Oven Bird These seemingly negligible birds, symbols of the lyric voice, have intuited the Oven Bird's lesson and are the signs by which one is meant to divine Frost's acceptance of the linguistic implications of the fall from innocence. The Oven Bird, who watching "That other fall we name the fall" come to cover the world with dust, "Knows in singing not to sing." Instead, "The question that he frames in all but words / Is what to make of a diminished thing

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    provoke people into believing that they lie more comfortably into a sub-genre, for example; gothic rock, gothic folk etc. The main features of gothic music are hard to pinpoint because of this diversity however they regularly include melancholy lyrics, unusual vocals created by singers who are not accepted into the “charts”, often with drawn out notes and, more recently, female fronted. This is certainly true of Evanescence and All About Eve however, Joy Division were the most ground breaking

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    Bakkhai

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    remains are taken inside at the end - Bacchic dancing is the ‘imitation’ of nymphs, Pans, sileni and satyrs; a form of mimesis - Dance as an aid to the spectators and pictorial clarification; complex metres of danced choral lyric vs. simple rhythms of sung lyrics, suggesting this complexity with its ‘resolutions, contractions and shifting rhythms, was first made possible by the interpretative power of dance - After Pentheus has departed for the mountains, the mood of the persecuted Lydian

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    Structure and Style in the Greater Romantic Lyric In his article "Structure and Style in the Greater Romantic Lyric," M. H. Abrams works to define what constitutes the greater Romantic lyric by turning to the philosophic undertones pervading the lyrical writings of William Wordsworth and more so of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Abrams's first task is to define what is meant by the term "greater Romantic lyric," a form which the critic states in no unbiased way "includes some of the greatest Romantic

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    jimi hendrix

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    Riffs and Rhymes are only part of the amazing life of Johnny Allen Hendrix (AKA, James Marshall Hendrix.). I have found the key aspects in his life to make a complete connection of how his outside life affected his music and lyrics. The master guitarist lived a life of drugs as well as music. Did the LSD have a part in his musical harmonies and riffs? My research shows that ever little aspect of his life, including early childhood, drug use, and society had a great impact on his exquisite taste and

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    Definition Essay - Genre

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    Homer does, or speak in his own person, unchanged - or he may present all his characters as living and moving before us" (Aristotle, 53). Here lies the distinction between epic, lyric, and drama, a distinction based solely in convention, the usage of the medium, independent of specific content (see also Narrative/Lyric/Drama). Yet Aristotle's genre binary of Tragedy and Comedy rests on some observation of the objects of imitation themselves: "Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as

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    Throughout both poems, Robert Browning uses multiple literary devices to help establish the theme of the nature of love. “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess”, it is extremely important to know the commonalities between these two poems. Both are dramatic monologues in which lovers tell their stories of love. While in "Porphyria’s Lover" the lover is and abnormal man telling how he made Porphyria’s love for him eternal, in "My Last Duchess" the lover is a proud man boasting about his last duchess

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    My Last Duchess and Blank Space are two great pieces of literature. Blank Space was written by a popular singer named Taylor Swift, and My Last Duchess was written by Robert Browning. Someone who reads both of these works of literature might think that they are solely about two people who are jealous of their partners. On the other hand, the real meaning of these two works are completely different. In reality, Taylor Swifts song, Blank Space, talks about how the media depicts her relationships to

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