Books Like Sonnet XXIX by Elizabeth Barrett Browning | Suggested Reading

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Barrett Browning's "Sonnet I" from her Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850) is notable for its depiction of her surprise at having found love when she thought she would find only death.

Barrett Browning's sonnet "Grief" (1850) provides an interesting biographical glimpse into the mind of the author; in the poem, Barrett Browning treats the death of her brother.

Like "Sonnet XXIX," Robert Frost's poem "Bereft" explores the effects of a beloved's absence on a vulnerable speaker.

A work that contrasts Barrett Browning's "Sonnet XXIX" is Shakespeare's "Sonnet 30," which depicts a speaker who believes that his thoughts of another person provide ample comfort.

Robert Browning's poem "Meeting at Night" depicts the frantic thoughts of a lover about to meet his beloved; the poem explores the ways in which one's thoughts affect one's perceptions.

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