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1

Written by?

Robert Browning

2

Themes?

POH
Memory
Negative emotions & pride
Identity

3

Compare with?

Ozymandias
The prelude

4

no1 quote?

"as if she ranked my gift of a 900 years old name with anybody's gift"

5

caesura quote?

"I gave commands; Then and all smiles stopped together"

6

Iambic pentameter and rhyming couplets

rc > usually in sonnet > Duke in love w/ himself > needs wife to control