scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,556
I am going to write about the poems Porphyrias Lover and The Sisters and compare the themes of jealousy and murder Porphyrias Lover was written by Robert Browning He was born on the 7th of May in Camberwell a small village in Southeast London His father worked as a clerk in the bank of England His father had a love of books and art and taught Robert to paint and read Robertss mother was musician and she encouraged him to listen and play music As his parents were quite talented they encouraged Robert to read and offered him all the help they could in teaching him Robert had a lot of fun at home and therefore he found school dull and boring and he left University College after less than a year because he found it too narrow Robert travelled abroad when he was in his twenties and for a short while he became diplomatic secretary to the Russian consul general and visited Russia for three months In the 1830s Robert Browning met William Macready a famous actor and theatre manager who invited him to write plays In 1836 he wrote the play Strafford which was staged in London and he later went on to write other plays Browning loved to write poetry and had begun writing poems when he was just twelve years old In 1842 he published a collection called dramatic lyrics which became very popular His poems were unusual for the time and included odd characters and exciting situations These poems include Porphyrias Lover and My Last Duchess Robert Browning fell in love with another poet Elizabeth Barrett He liked her poems and wrote many letters to her in the 1840s Elizabeth was often ill and spent most of her time in bed as a semi-invalid Her father was very strict and didnt approve of his daughters getting married So Elizabeth and Robert Eloped to Italy and got married in 1846
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA