My Last Duchess (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore the meaning and key ideas presented in Robert Browning's poem 'My Last Duchess' (1842). You will be provided with key information about the meaning of the poem to help develop your understanding of this 19th century text.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which word relates most closely to 'hubris'?

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Q2.Choose which theme is central to the poem.

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Q3.What form is the poem written in? ________ form.

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Q4.True or false: Shelley wrote this poem partly as a criticism of King George III, who he thought was a tyrant?

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Q5.Complete Line 11: "Look on my Works, ye __________, and despair!"

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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

Q1.Which word relates most closely to 'hubris'?

1/5

Q2.Choose which theme is central to the poem.

2/5

Q3.What form is the poem written in? ________ form.

3/5

Q4.True or false: Shelley wrote this poem partly as a criticism of King George III, who he thought was a tyrant?

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Q5.Complete Line 11: "Look on my Works, ye __________, and despair!"

5/5

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'My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning Quiz

A Review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology, and key ideas in the poem 'My Last Duchess'.

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Q1.Which sentence is an example of 'egotistic' behaviour?

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Q2.Which sentence explains why the Duke is egotistic?

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Q3.True or false: A dramatic monologue is a type of poetry, in which a single speaker narrates the entire text to a silent listener, without any interruption.

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Q4.What ideas were central to many of Browning’s dramatic monologues?

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Q5.Complete the quotation: "This grew; I gave __________; Then all smiles stopped together."

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'My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning Quiz

A Review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology, and key ideas in the poem 'My Last Duchess'.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which sentence is an example of 'egotistic' behaviour?

1/5

Q2.Which sentence explains why the Duke is egotistic?

2/5

Q3.True or false: A dramatic monologue is a type of poetry, in which a single speaker narrates the entire text to a silent listener, without any interruption.

3/5

Q4.What ideas were central to many of Browning’s dramatic monologues?

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Q5.Complete the quotation: "This grew; I gave __________; Then all smiles stopped together."

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Lesson summary: My Last Duchess (Part 1)

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