If thou must love me: Language in Sonnet 14

I love her for her smile' ... is not what Barrett-Browning wanted to hear. In this lesson, we explore more of what she didn't want to hear, and what she did.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.How many children were there in the Barrett family?

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Q2.How many sonnets were in the collection she published?

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Q3.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

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Q4.Barrett-Browning wrote sonnets about her love for Robert Browning because

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Q5.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

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Q6.What are the three reasons for Barrett-Browning being conflicted about her love?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.How many children were there in the Barrett family?

1/6

Q2.How many sonnets were in the collection she published?

2/6

Q3.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

3/6

Q4.Barrett-Browning wrote sonnets about her love for Robert Browning because

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Q5.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

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Q6.What are the three reasons for Barrett-Browning being conflicted about her love?

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If Thou Must Love Me: Quiz

Before you leave class today, answer the following questions.

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Q1.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

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Q2.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

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Q3.A paraphrase of 'a trick of thought' is an interesting idea.

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Q4.'pity's wiping my cheeks' is an example of

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Q5.She compares herself to a 'creature' to suggest that

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Q6.Barrett-Browning does not want to be seen as strong.

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Q7.According to the poem, she is worried that she will

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If Thou Must Love Me: Quiz

Before you leave class today, answer the following questions.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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Question 7

Q1.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

1/7

Q2.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

2/7

Q3.A paraphrase of 'a trick of thought' is an interesting idea.

3/7

Q4.'pity's wiping my cheeks' is an example of

4/7

Q5.She compares herself to a 'creature' to suggest that

5/7

Q6.Barrett-Browning does not want to be seen as strong.

6/7

Q7.According to the poem, she is worried that she will

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Lesson summary: If thou must love me: Language in Sonnet 14

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