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Charlotte Bronte Tone

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The Brontë family was well-known in the victorian era for their poems and literature. In 1849, Charlotte Brontë wrote “On the Death of Anne Brontë” in response to her sisters death from tuberculosis. (Anne Brontë) The poem is very clear cut but it still evokes strong emotions in the reader. In the poem, Charlotte writes that she has no more joy or any reason to live so she welcomes death into her life. Charlotte feels guilty for her sisters death but she accepts that death is a part of life and she will continue to live on. Charlotte Brontë effectively communicates the grief of her sisters death through smilies, metaphors, and the solemn tone. The tone of the poem is very formal and time transcending because it is about death and grief. Charlotte,
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