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Sonnet #43 (How Do I Love Thee?). Elizabeth Barrett Browning Taken from the Sonnets From the Portuguese. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1806-1861 Married Robert Browning Famous English Poet “My Last Duchess” Highly influenced by the English Romantic Poets. English Romantic Period.

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sonnet 43 how do i love thee

Sonnet #43(How Do I Love Thee?)

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Taken from the

Sonnets From the Portuguese

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elizabeth barrett browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • 1806-1861
  • Married Robert Browning
    • Famous English Poet
    • “My Last Duchess”
  • Highly influenced by the English Romantic Poets

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english romantic period
English Romantic Period
  • 1798-1832

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william wordsworth
William Wordsworth
  • 1770-1850
  • “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey”

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samuel taylor coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 1772-1834
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

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lord byron
Lord Byron
  • 1788-1824
  • “She Walks in Beauty Like the Night”

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percy bysshe shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • 1792-1822
  • “Ode to the West Wind”

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john keats
John Keats
  • 1795-1821
  • “When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be”

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characteristics of the romantic period
Characteristics of the Romantic Period
  • Contrast those of the eighteenth century
    • Stressed reason and judgment
      • Romantic writers emphasized imagination and emotion
    • Concerned with the general or universal in experience
      • Romantic writers were concerned with the particular

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characteristics of the romantic period10
Characteristics of the Romantic Period
  • Asserted the values of society as a whole
    • Romantic writers championed the value of the individual human being
  • Sought to follow and to substantiate authority and the rules derived from authority
    • Romantic writers strove for freedom

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characteristics of the romantic period11
Characteristics of the Romantic Period
  • Primary inspiration came from classical Greek and Roman authors
    • Romantic writers took a revitalized interest in medieval subjects and settings

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rhetorical structure
Rhetorical Structure
  • Question—Answer

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question
Question
  • “How do I love thee?” (1)

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answer
Answer
  • “Let me count the ways.” (1)
  • The speaker identifies 8 ways to express love
    • Focuses on the evolution of faith
    • Focuses on the evolution of maturity
      • The speaker recognizes that life and love will be good and bad

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answer 1
Answer 1
  • I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.

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answer 2
Answer 2
  • I love thee to the level of everyday\'s Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.

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answer 3
Answer 3
  • I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;

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answer 4
Answer 4
  • I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise

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answer 5
Answer 5
  • I love thee with the passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhood\'s faith.

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answer 6
Answer 6
  • I love thee with a love I seemed to lose With my lost saints!---

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answer 7
Answer 7
  • I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears, of all my life!---

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answer 8
Answer 8
  • and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death

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most significant literary devices
Most SignificantLiterary Devices
  • Anaphora
  • Paradox

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anaphora
Anaphora
  • Deliberate Repetition
  • Purpose
    • Helps to establish tone regarding love
    • The speaker loves in virtually every way possible

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paradox
Paradox
  • Paradoxical answers to the question “How do I love thee?”
    • Love is divine and everyday
    • Love is childlike and mature
    • Love has tears and joy
    • Love exists through life and continues after death

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