Setting in Dover Beach & My Last
Intro to Literature Paper II . My analysis of the setting in My Last Duchess and
Dover Beach At first glance the setting of a poem is the psychological and
physiological environment in which the story takes place. In some instances, the
setting is used to develop the characters. Robert Browning and Matthew Arnold
use the setting to expose their character traits. “My Last Duchess” and “Dover
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reveal the weaknesses of their characters and allow the reader to draw a mental
picture of the situations faced by the characters in the poems’. The use of setting in
a poem emphasizes the author words and character development. Setting not only
describes the physical surroundings; it also describes the mental though of the
characters in a poem. .
Book = Literature an intro to reading and writting 5th edition Authors = Edgar V.