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Exhibitions of Power in ‘My Last Duchess’

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“That’s my last duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive” (Browning 1-2) The Duke of Ferrara is the singularly compelling character in Robert Browning’s “My Last Duchess,” not only… Continue reading

Meme: Grumpy Cat Really Gets the Grumpy Monk

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Playing off of “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister,” this grumpy cat meme does its best to channel the hateful spirit of the narrating monk. This particular meme was inspired by the first stanza,… Continue reading