Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Background - Elizabeth Barrett Browning Background \u25cf Was admired by many people because of her moral and emotional ardor

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Background Was admired by many people because of her moral and emotional ardor Inclusion of the issues of her day Fell in disrepute later on because of "inappropriate didacticism and rhetorical excess of Victorian poetry" But recent scholars revived her popularity because she's a woman poet responding to things during her time Education used her brothers tutor Learning Latin, Greek, history, philosophy, and literature Life of poor health Tyrannical father prevented her and siblings from marriage Semi seclusion Ran away and eloped in Italy with Robert Browning later on Writing Moral sensibility Talked about child labor in factories and mines Unification of Italy supported Used writing as a form of social and political reform/protest Sonnets from the Portuguese best known work written in Portuguese talks about stages of love for Robert Browning Aurora Leigh depicts growth of woman poet and the heroine is the author. main

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