Christina Rossetti Research Paper

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Christina Rossetti was a Victorian poet that is seen as, “one of the most important of English women poets both in range and quality” ( Her religion was especially important to her, a High Church Anglican. She devoted her life to her religion, and she even broke off an engagement because the man she had planned to marry became a Roman Catholic. However, in 1871 Rossetti [contracted] Graves’ disease. The illness was life threatening, but she still continued to write poetry through her faith. After she had lived with the disease for a while, her works started to shift towards devotional prose writings. The two ideas that she wrote the most about were, “the transience of material things” and, “the resigned but passionate sadness
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