My Last Duchess
A dramatic monologue is defined as a poem in which a single character is speaking to a person or persons- usually about an important topic. The purpose of most dramatic monologues is to provide the reader with an overall or intimate view of the character’s personality. A great poet can use punctuation and rhythm to make the poem appear as if it were an actual conversation. Robert Browning, known as the
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past, lessons can be learned from it and used in today’s society. No single moral lies beneath the poem but if one had to be found, it would be the golden rule. Do unto others as you would like them to do unto you. One would surely agree that the duke gained nothing by being the way he was. Nothing but kindness gets a person ahead, no matter what society that person is from.