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    and 1469 and Rosetti from 1828 to 1882.     Lippi’s background of Italian Renaissance determined his style to a large extent. In Florence where Lippi lived the economic changes of the time led to an emerging new class: that of the banker princes. They lent money to almost all the kings in western Europe and so they collected great fortunes. From their riches they could give patronage to all kinds of artists. This gave artists a stable living but did not give them the freedom that Rosetti enjoyed a few

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    Decadence and Aestheticism

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    restless curiosity in research , and a spiritual and moral perversity."(Altick Page 296). In Aestheticism, life is viewed as an art. Aesthetes found beauty in art and in whatever was attractive in the world. Altick said, "The connecting link was Rosetti, whose poetry and painting inspired the Aesthetes"(page 291). Art’s purpose for the Aesthete was for pleasure. The Aesthetics interpreted his artistic aim as the pursuit of beauty separated form social meaning. Oscar Wilde’s theory towards Aestheticism

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    Split Sisters and Split Personalities of Goblin Market "I have 50 different personalities, and still I’m lonely" (Amos). Perhaps everyone is truly composed of multiple personalities embodied within one whole. Whether these split personalities are actual or purely metaphorical, no one human being has a single sided mind, and a single sided position on everything. Within the brain many battles are raged between opposing sides of issues, between the personalities. "Goblin Market" is one of Christina

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    Victorian Poetry: Rosetti and Hopkins

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    The themes present in both “Goblin Market” by Rossetti and “Spring and Fall” by Hopkins are rife with seeming contradictions of audience. In both works, the author ostensibly addresses issues typically found in a children's poem, however under the surface there are other elements in play which give the reader reason to examine the overt themes in a light more befitting something much deeper than a poem written specifically for children. In examining both works through the lens thus described it will

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    techniques. Some of those techniques are rhyming, repetition, meter, and alliteration. Poets can use these writing tools to make something amazing and insightful to the person reading it. Two poems that use these approaches well are “Echo”, by Christina Rosetti, and, “The Weary Blues”, by Langston Hughes. Each of these writers have their own style when using these concepts, and their differences help make each of their poems unique. The first technique that each of these poems include is rhyme. When you

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    Cousin Kate by Christina Rosetti/The Choosing by Liz Lochhead Cousin Kate is a poem, written in the Victorian times by a woman called Christina Rosetti. Christina was a very religious woman, she wanted eventually to be a nun, and she did voluntary work at a London reform home for young prostitutes. The poem is about a young cottage maiden who falls in love with a lord. The lord "changed her like a glove", this suggests that the lord could get anyone he wanted. The story is about a cottage

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    The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy and Cousin Kate by Christina Rosetti The poems that I studied are 'The Ruined Maid' by Thomas Hardy and 'Cousin Kate' by Christina Rosetti. 'The Ruined Maid' was published in 1901, and 'Cousin Kate' in 1879. These poems were both written in Victorian times, and they both reflect the attitudes towards women at the time. At the beginning of the Victorian period women's powers were extremely limited; they could not control their own money and were very much

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    Comparing How do I Love Thee by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and A Brithday by Christina Rosetti Much of the poetry written prior to the 19th Century was devoted to the many types of love, both the sensations and feelings related to this subject, and also the poet attempting to capture in writing how the feeling of being in love has changed him or her. For these reasons, it is important top analyse examples of this poetry in terms of how the different poets have captured the sensations of being

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    Goblin market by Christina Rossetti

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    sexual/religious.” (Gilbert and Gubar, 566). This essay will discuss the theme of sensuous experience in terms of what makes this poem erotic, female sexuality and it also aims to discuss the religious symbolism in Rossetti's, 'Goblin Market'. Rosetti challenges the traditional patriarchal perception of victorian womenin terms of sexuality and education. She recognises that the ideologies of her time were wrong and needed to be reslolved. She used the “Goblin Market” to challenge this and also

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    Comparing Christina Rosetti's Approach to the Subject of Death in After Death, Remember, Song and Dream Death was a favourite theme of the Victorian writers. Before antibiotics and a National Health Service it was common to die early in life from common illnesses such as tuberculosis and during childbirth. 50% of children died before the age of six in Hanworth, the Bronte sisters' village. The Victorians held expensive funerals that were showy and intrigued by the processes of decay, change

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