Porphyria's Lover' Language, Form, and Structure

In this lesson, we will explore how Browning has used language, form and structure to present ideas about possession in 'Porphyria's Lover'.

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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!

Q1.Which sentence is an example of delusional behaviour?

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Q2.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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Q3.What ideas were central to many of Browning’s dramatic monologues?

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Q4.Finish the sentence: "In Victorian society, women were expected to ____________"

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Q5.Complete the quotation: "Happy and proud; at last I knew / Porphyria __________ me;"

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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!

Q1.Which sentence is an example of delusional behaviour?

1/5

Q2.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.

2/5

Q3.What ideas were central to many of Browning’s dramatic monologues?

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Q4.Finish the sentence: "In Victorian society, women were expected to ____________"

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Q5.Complete the quotation: "Happy and proud; at last I knew / Porphyria __________ me;"

5/5

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'Porphyria's Lover' by Robert Browning: Language, Form and Structure

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary, the language, the form, and the structure used in the poem 'Porphyria's Lover' to explore ideas of identity.

Q1.Select the pair of synonyms for "possession".

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Q2.Choose one method that Browning uses to demonstrate the speaker's control over Porphyria?

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Q3.True or false. Porphyria tells the speaker that she worships him.

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Q4.Why might Browning have used enjambment in the poem?

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Q5.The use of dramatic monologue gives the reader insight into the speaker's thoughts. Why else might Browning have used it?

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'Porphyria's Lover' by Robert Browning: Language, Form and Structure

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary, the language, the form, and the structure used in the poem 'Porphyria's Lover' to explore ideas of identity.

Q1.Select the pair of synonyms for "possession".

1/5

Q2.Choose one method that Browning uses to demonstrate the speaker's control over Porphyria?

2/5

Q3.True or false. Porphyria tells the speaker that she worships him.

3/5

Q4.Why might Browning have used enjambment in the poem?

4/5

Q5.The use of dramatic monologue gives the reader insight into the speaker's thoughts. Why else might Browning have used it?

5/5

Lesson summary: Porphyria's Lover' Language, Form, and Structure

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