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Tragic Life And Works Of Robert Browning

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Robert browning established some great works in the 18th century his poems had dramatic verses and a dramatic style. Browning took off very slowly but when he did he became very noticed in the English society and his hard work eventually took off and got noticed also. Browning symbolizes the dramatic monologue like for example, in his poem ‘’my last duchess’’ he gave out conclusions through his characters actions. Browning was influenced by many other poets and events that took place in the 18th century. To begin, my author is named Robert browning and he was born on May 7th, 1812 in Camberwell, England. Browning is a middle class suburb of London he was the first born of his parents and the only boy he had one sister named Sarianna Browning. His mom was a good Christian and a pianist while his father worked as a clerk at a bank. His father was an also an artist, scholar and collector of books. Most of browning education came from his father because he was very smart when Browning turned 5 he was already proficient at reading and writing. Browning was very much influenced by Percy Shelley poetry and by his 13th birthday he wanted the rest of his works. Browning was very intelligent; he knew French, Greek, and Latin by the age of fourteen. Browning got homeschooled between the ages 14-16 by many different tutors for music, writing, and horsemanship. He wrote poems between the ages thirteen and twenty Browning wrote a volume of Byronic verse called ‘’incondita’’. Browning attended the University of London in 1828 but he left at half of his session He met and fell in love with an author named Elizabeth Barrett in 1845 and they got married in 1846. Her and Browning kept their marriage a secret because her father said she wasn’t allowed too but they got married anyways and ended up having a son in 1849 naming him Robert ‘’pen ‘browning. When her and browning was married he would put out poetry but people would only recognize him as Elizabeth browning’s husband. Sadly she died in 1861 she died in her husband’s own arms browning was very heartbroken, Elizabeth died due to weak lungs. Soon after Robert and his son moved to London, browning went on to publish more poems but sadly Robert Browning died on December, 12, 1889 due to bronchitis he was buried in the poet’s corner of westminner abbey. Next, for many years Browning struggled trying to be successful in the literature world by 1833, Browning met and made friends with influential writers/artist in the twentieth century like Robert frost and Ezra Pound that inspired him including an actor named William Macready who influenced browning to write a stage play. Browning anonymously published his first major work called ‘’Pauline’’ and by 1840 he published ‘’Sordello’’. Unfortunately, it resulted into a failure he ran a play for 5 different nights which also ended up sorrowfully being unsuccessful. In 1850 Robert released a poem named Christmas Eve and Easter day people did not...

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