Christina Rossetti Essays

Woman in Rossetti’s Poems

“Far from being repressed, woman in Rossetti’s poems are defiant” How far do you agree with this view? I agree with this view to a certain extent, as there are elements of both repression and defiance within many of Rossetti’s poems. Firstly, in the poem Maude Clare rather than women it seems to be the man that is repressed to some extent as Maude Clare and Nell are both defiant as they both seem to have strong opinions that are…

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