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Porphyria' Lover- conflict. What does the poet say about God? When is this said?

'and yet God has not said a word' - final verse, final line

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Porphyria' Lover- conflict. Describe the winds?

'sullen winds'

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Porphyria' Lover- Conflict. What does the speaker say about the pain she felt?

'no pain felt she; I am quite sure she felt no pain'

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Porphyria's Lover- Conflict. In what quote shows how many times the speaker wrapped Porphyria's hair around her neck?

'three times her little throat around'

5

sonnet29:'I think of thee!'- romantic love. What does the poets thoughts do?

'My thoughts do twine and bud'

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Sonnet29:'I think of thee!'-romantic love. In what quote are vines talked about?
Who does the tree represent?

'wild vines about a tree'
Tree represents Robert Browning

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Sonnet29:'i think of thee!'-romantic love. What quote has the technique of the list?

'burst shattered, everywhere!'

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Letters From Yorkshire-romantic love. What does Maura say about headlines?

'My heartful of headlines'

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Letters from Yorkshire- romantic love. What is said about the poet's screen?

'feeding words onto a blank screen'

10

Letters from Yorkshire- romantic love. What is said about the souls and messages?

'Our souls tap out messages across the icy miles'

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love's philosophy-romantic love. What is said about the fountains and river?

'The fountains mingle with the river'

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Love's Philosophy-romantic love. What is the quote about moonbeams?

'moonbeams kiss the sea'

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Love's Philosophy- romantic love. What does Percy question about kissings?

'What are all these kissings worth...'

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Singh Song!- happiness. How does the poet introduce the wife?

'cos up di stairs is my newly bride'

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Sing Song!- happiness. what does the shop keeper say about the moon to his wife after she asks the price of it?

'It's priceless baby'

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Singh Song!- happiness. What else does the poet talk about when referring to 'brightey'?

'brightey moon'

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Before You Were Mine- parent/child love. What does the Carol Ann Duffy remember about red heels?

'my hands in those high-heeled red shoes'

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Before You Were Mine- parent/child love. What is said about dancing with her mother? (in italics)

'cha cha cha! You'd teach me the steps on the way home from mass'

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Before You Were Mine-parent/child love. What famous name is used in the poem to deceive the mother in one sentence?

'Marilyn.'

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Mother Any Distance-Parent/child love. What is the quote that describes the mother and child?

'Anchor.Kite'

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Mother Any Distance- Parent/child love. What quote is said about the measuring tape?

'you at the zero end'

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Mother Any Distance- Parent/child love. What does the poet say about how success can go?

'..to fall or fly'