My Last Duchess is a famous dramatic monologue by Robert Browning. Traditionally a dramatic monologue comprises of lyrical strain, abrupt beginning, single speaker, silent listener, psychological analysis and clues to suggest what the silent listener says or does. The poem My Last Duchess has all these elements.
Dover Beach is one of the representative poems of Matthew Arnold. The poem portrays the beautiful picture of the Dover Beach. On deeper level, it becomes an elegy for the loss of religious belief in a materialistic world. Arnold’s period saw the advancement of science which resulted in religious skepticism. The poet seems to say..