Essays Tagged: "Ferrara"

Analysis of Robert Brownings The Last Duchess. Provides a roughly line by line anaylsis of the poem. A good essay, needs little revision.

y in the Italian Renaissance period, specifically, the grand staircase in the palace of the Duke of Ferrara. It is set as evidenced by the arranged marriage to the Count's Daughter and the suggestion ... 'll go, / Together down, Sir!" (Lines 53 and 54)The speaker and narrator of the poem is the Duke of Ferrara. My Last Duchess is a conversation between the Duke and a servant of a Count. As the monolog ...

(5 pages) 183 1 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Torquato Tasso (1544-1595)

o. Fuggito da lì, riprese le sue peregrinazioni, tanto che nel '79 si recò di nuovo a Ferrara mentre si celebravano le nozze del duca. Credendosi trascurato, diede in escandescenze viole ... ospedale di Sant'Anna, dove rimase fino al '86. Alla fine fu finalemente allontanato dalla corte di Ferrara. Per capire tal atteggiamento degli Estensi bisogna sapere che il duca Alfonso era in rappor ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Robert Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess"

, even laughable.The poem is based loosely on historical events which involve, Alfonso, the Duke of Ferrara, who lived in the 16th century. This is an important part of the poem because it is during t ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The European Renaissance from 1300-1600.

came more and more common.The Renaissance was started by many rich Italian cities, suchas Florence, Ferrara, Milan ,and Venice. Because these cities werevery wealthy, many merchants started to spend m ...

(3 pages) 119 4 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Analyse the Different Forms of Power Presented in "My Last Duchess", "A Woman to Her Lover" and "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"

poem "My Last Duchess" is a dramatic monologue written by Robert Browning, coming from the Duke of Ferrara. In the poem he displays his megalomaniac tendencies towards his late wife and how he feels ...

(9 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Social Security Alternatives

system. Workers in Chile must save 10 percent of their earnings in individual mutual fund accounts (Ferrara, 1995). They also pay for survivor and disability insurance, and for the costs and profits o ... aron, Henry J. (1999). Should the United States Privatize Social Security? Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.Ferrara, Peter. (1995). Private Alternatives to Social Security in Other Countries. Found on the Wor ...

(2 pages) 136 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Last Dutches

king.My Last Duchess written in 1842 by Robert Browning is the dramatic monologue about the Duke of Ferrara who is negotiating his second marriage through an agent of the count of Tyrol. The dialog is ... agent of the count of Tyrol. The dialog is exchanged on the grand staircase of the ducal palace at Ferrara in northern Italy. A dramatic monologue is a kind of narrative poem in which one character s ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The European Renaisance

came more and more common.The Renaissance was started by many rich Italian cities, suchas Florence, Ferrara, Milan ,and Venice. Because these cities werevery wealthy, many merchants started to spend m ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"My Last Duchess" - How is the character of the Duke slowly revealed in the poem?

tured that the reader/listener doesn't even notice the rhyming sounds. During the poem, the Duke of Ferrara is speaking to an envoy of a Count, do discuss and arrange an agreement for the Duke to marr ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Reflections on "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning

nd disregards the painting of her as just another piece of artwork.The poem begins with the Duke of Ferrara introducing the painting to an audience (probably another duke). He begins with how the pain ... ain ideas, as well as give subliminal messages revealing the Duke's murderous intents.#2The Duke of Ferrara craves attention, and would kill those who do not pay special attention to him. The poem sta ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Copernicus

ts. Copernicus lectured on astronomy at Bologna, and got a degree in canon law at the University of Ferrara, and returned to Poland to resume his position. Between 1507 and 1515, he published a short ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Analysis Of The Gold Rimmed Spectacles

les The Gold Rimmed Spectacles shows us not only the downfall of a respectable homosexual doctor in Ferrara through the eyes of the 20-year old narrator, but also deals with many social issues- in par ... n particular, the limitations of tolerance and the theme of inconstancy. The novella is critique of Ferraran society- initially from the inside and then as the object of exclusion- from a unique persp ...

(1 pages) 658 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Last Duchess

FERRARA 1 That's my last Duchess painted on the wall, 2 Looking as if she were alive. I call ...

(2 pages) 8 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

My Last Duchess

he poem "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning. The poem follows a conversation between the Duke of Ferrara of Italy and an envoy from the father of the Duke's future wife. In the conversation the Duk ... lf he was angered greatly. He names his servants "officious fools" out of jealousy.The Duke of Ferrara's materialistic attitude is first shown at the start of the poem where he introduces the env ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning

ese people the story of how he ordered her to death. Like many other renaissance Dukes, The duke of Ferrara is very arrogant and selfish. He is very proud of himself and his ancestors. He has a se ... about another piece of his belonging “Notice Neptune…cast in bronze for me.” line 54 The Duke of Ferrara also is a very greedy character. Although he is very wealthy, he still “stoops” to ask fo ...

(5 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

My last duchess 4

of details for the hopeful marriage to the Count’s daughter. The subtitle of this monologue is “Ferrara,” which suggests an historical reference to Alfonso II, the fifth Duke of Ferrara in Italy ...

(5 pages) 1101 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The duke and his duchess

that many people can be compared to in the world today. The two characters are Alfonso II, Duke of Ferrara and his Duchess. Throughout the monologue the duke is described as being conceited, arrogant ...

(2 pages) 607 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

My Last Duchess by Robert Browning Analysis

the Duke to jump to his conclusions.The speaker of the poem, Alfonso II d’Este, is the Duke of Ferrara in the sixteenth century. At this point, the Duke has been recently widowed and he is enter ... ling image of deceit, adultery, punishment, and immorality. The speaker in the poem is the Duke of Ferrara, and his dramatic monologue consists of rhyming pentameter lines. According to The Classic ...

(13 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Use of Standard Costing as a Control Tool a New Era

ingly criticised as an inadequate management technique. Authors such as, Kaplan and Johnson (1987), Ferrara (1995) and Monden and Lee (1993) have argued that standard costing is inconsistent in today' ... the new manufacturing environment", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 107, 2, 271-283pFerrara, W. (1995), "Cost and Management Accounting: The 21st century paradigm", Management Accounti ...

(14 pages) 48 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting