Tag Archive: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

It’s a Man’s World…and Jenny’s Just Sleeping in it


The nineteenth century was a time of high class division, suppression, and overall judgement. Men and women were held to completely different standards and moral codes. Dante Rossetti’s poem, Jenny, is a great illustration of… Continue reading

Socioeconomic Slut-Shaming


Comparing Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s “Jenny” to the 90’s rom-com Pretty Woman.

We Need To Talk: Prostitution in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s “Jenny” and J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher In The Rye


A Comparison of The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger and “Jenny” by Dante Gabriel Rossetti