Unformatted text preview: and such an individual prologue as the Wife of Bath’s? What kind of characters or figures does he tend to focus on? What does Browning want his poems to do ? That is, what kind of effect do you imagine him desiring for these dramatic monologues? As you read these monologues, try to figure out the dramatic “scene,” if that’s the right word. Who is speaking, to whom, where, how, why, and with what effect? What changes (if anything) during the time the monologue is delivered? How do we know?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2009 for the course ENG English taught by Professor Bruster during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '09