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Types of Love in Pre-1914 Poetry

Summary: Descriptions of types of love in three poems: "How do I love thee?", by Elizabeth Barrett Browning; "First love", by John Clare, and "My Last Duchess", by Robert Browning. These poems' love themes look at romantic love, obsessive love, and unrequited love.
Poetry itself often explores love, emphasizing various aspects of the theme. Love is an emotion that everyone feels or experiences at atleast one time in their life. Some say it is the most powerful and supreme force on Earth and it conquers all; while others dismiss it conclusively or let it drive them to a dark place. It is an enduring emotion and is expressed in many forms through: novels, poetry, theatre, films and song lyrics. However, people have different interpretations of love and how it means to love as everyone has endured their own different and personal experiences, which may alter or change their view of love.

As a result, it is presented differently through various poems as the poets would themselves have had different outlooks on love. As people have had different experiences it is likely that readers will relate to some...

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