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1

- Personal / Direct > Aggressive / Foreboding

- Addresses by his name, seriousness

- Death to relationship / Death to all men

- Rejecting just like IRL how she rejected multiple proposals for religious differences. A poet for being agnostic

“I never said I loved you, John”

2

- Speaker is masculine

- Men have no emotion, social standards

“I have no heart? Perhaps I have not”

3

- Mocking his feelings

- Celebratory toast, she is celebrating getting rid of him

- “No” > conclusive and demanding

“No fault of mine made me your toast”