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Lucrezia de’ Medici The 14-year-old daughter of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Lucrezia married in 1558 Alfonso Il d’Este , the fifth Duke of Ferrara, who was 25 at the time. The Duke abandoned Lucrezia for two years before she died in 1561 at age 17. . “It’s a Twisted Tuesday!” .

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Lucrezia de medici

Lucrezia de’ Medici

The 14-year-old daughter of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Lucrezia married in 1558 Alfonso Il d’Este, the fifth Duke of Ferrara, who was 25 at the time. The Duke abandoned Lucrezia for two years before she died in 1561 at age 17.


It s a twisted tuesday

“It’s a Twisted Tuesday!”

AP Literature and Composition

February 4, 2014

Mr. Houghteling


Agenda

AGENDA

  • Sub Work checklist.

  • “My Last Duchess.”

    • Seven-question quiz on the poem.

    • Review/discuss inference chart.

  • “Porphyria’s Lover”


Multiple choice questions

Multiple Choice questions

1. How old does the Duke say his name is?

2. What is the current object of the Duke’s desire (as he sees it)?

3. Where is the Duke and his companion?

A. outside B. in a dining hall C. in the attic D. on the grand staircase

4. Who was the sculptor of Neptune in the poem?

A. Carlo Crivelli B. FraPandolf

C. Lorenzo Ghiberti D. Claus of Innsbruck


Multiple choice questions1

Multiple Choice questions

5. What does the Duke say was one of the faults of the Duchess?

A. She hated him. B. She smiled too much. C. She was never impressed. D. She was a snob.

6. What does the Duke say he will never do?

A. love B. hate C. fear D. stoop

7. What happened to the Duke’s last duchess?


Inference chart

Inference Chart

“My Last Duchess”

“Porphyria’s Lover”


Venn diagram

Venn Diagram

Your opinion of the speaker

Speaker’s opinion of self


Homework

HOMEWORK

Complete the inference chart and the Venn diagram for “My Last Duchess.”

Prepare for the discussion on “Porphyria’s Lover.”


My last duchess

“My Last Duchess”

  • Takes place in 16th-century Italy

  • Based on the life of Alfonso II, duke of Ferrara.

  • The duke is negotiating to marry the daughter of a powerful count.

  • As the poem begins, the duke is showing a portrait of his former wife to the count’s agent.

    • FràPandolf: a fictitious friar and painter

    • Claus of Innsbruck: a fictitious Austrian sculptor.


Dramatic monologue

From critic M.H. Abrams:

Dramatic Monologue

A single person, who is patently not the poet, utters the speech that makes up the whole of the poem, in a specific situation at a critical moment.


Dramatic monologue1

From critic M.H. Abrams:

Dramatic Monologue

2. This person addresses and interacts with one or more other people; but we know of the [audience’s] presence, and what they say and do, only from clues [from the] single speaker.


Dramatic monologue2

From critic M.H. Abrams:

Dramatic Monologue

3. The main principle controlling the poet's choice and formulation of what the speaker says is to reveal to the reader, in a way that enhances [his/her] interest, the speaker's temperament and character.


Venn diagram1

Venn Diagram

Your opinion of the speaker

Speaker’s opinion of self


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