- Words: 1032
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 6369499
Jealousy, Rage, and Possession in Browning's "My Last Duchess"
Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess" emphasizes Victorian ideals of women and allows readers to understand how they were objectified. In this macabre poem, Browning uses the themes of jealousy, rage, and possessiveness to describe what motivated the Duke to behave as he did. In the poem, the unnamed narrator has transformed his wife into an object on numerous occasions and