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  • The Seduction And Cousin Kate Comparison

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    My essay is about two poems one called the seduction by Eileen McAuley and cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti. Both poems are about a woman's live that changed because of a man. At first, I am going to discuss the poem Cousin Kate is it is the older one. It is based in the victoria area The main character is a ‘cottage maiden’ and this shows that she is lower class really young and unmarried. The maiden found a great lord who always gave her compliments as ‘praise my flaxen hair’ this makes it pretty

  • Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti Essay

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    Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti The poem cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti is about a young girl who falls in love with a great lord (a rich and powerful man), but then he leaves her for her cousin. Eventually she finds out that she is pregnant (cousin Kate) but had to deal with the consequences all by herself. As the great lord does not want to be involved in a baby when not married (this was highly disrespected at this time).It is set sometimes during the 1800's

  • Compare And Contrast The Seduction And Cousin Kate

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    My essay is about two poems one called the seduction by Eileen McAuley and cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti. Both poems are about a woman's life that changed because of a man. At first, I am going to discuss the poem Cousin Kate is it is the older one. It is based in the Victoria area The main character is a ‘cottage maiden’ and this shows that she is lower class really young and unmarried. The maiden found a great lord who always gave her compliments as ‘praise my flaxen hair’ this makes it pretty

  • Cousin Kate by Rossetti and The Seduction by McAuley Essay

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    Cousin Kate by Rossetti and The Seduction by McAuley 'Cousin Kate' is a pre-twentieth century poem, which was written by Christina Rossetti. It is about a young woman who works as a cottage maiden, she falls in love with a lord and sleeps with him. She finds out that she is pregnant with the lord's baby but is dumped for her cousin. The second poem, 'The Seduction', is a more modern poem. It is about a teenage girl who meets a boy at a party, they get on well and leave

  • Comparison Of The Seduction And Cousin Kate By Christina Rossetti

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    My essay is about two poems, one called the seduction by Eileen McAuley and Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti. Both poems are about a woman's life that changed because of a man. At first, I am going to discuss the poem Cousin Kate is it is the older one. It is based in the Victoria area the main character is a ‘cottage maiden’ and this shows that she is lower class really young and unmarried. The maiden found a great lord who always gave her compliments as ‘praise my flaxen hair’ this makes it pretty

  • Essay Analysis of Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti

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    Analysis of Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti 'Cousin Kate' by Christina Rossetti describes a cottage maiden who was seduced and used by the lord of the estate for which she worked. She was surprised and taken a back by the fact that someone so great and powerful could be slightly interested in her, and so she automatically fell in love with him. It wasn't until after he had slept with her that he left her for her cousin, Kate. The cottage maiden was devastated that he had done that to her

  • How Rossetti Narrates the Story of 'Cousin Kate' Essay

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    in Cousin Kate’ In Cousin Kate the poet presents the reader with the idea that women have many expectations in life and are governed by men, giving them no real freedom, and that to become truly happy one must break away from social expectations. Personally I believe this poem presents Rossetti with a stage where she can speak of her resentment at the power men have and the weaknesses and few liberties that women have in the Victorian period; as in the end she takes sympathy for Cousin Kate who

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' Cousin Kate ' And ' A Woman 's Lover '

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    The pre 20th century poems ‘Cousin Kate’ and ‘A woman to her lover’ written by Christina Rossetti and Christina Walsh, both explore the presentation of women. Similarly, both poems are unique due to it being written in the 1800’s, as women were controlled and dominated by men in that society. The narrative poem ‘Cousin Kate’ by Rossetti, explores the themes regret and jealousy. The poem itself is a dramatic monologue written in first person by Rossetti, presenting the history of a cottage maiden

  • The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy and Cousin Kate by Christina Rosetti

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    The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy and Cousin Kate by Christina Rosetti The poems that I studied are 'The Ruined Maid' by Thomas Hardy and 'Cousin Kate' by Christina Rosetti. 'The Ruined Maid' was published in 1901, and 'Cousin Kate' in 1879. These poems were both written in Victorian times, and they both reflect the attitudes towards women at the time. At the beginning of the Victorian period women's powers were extremely limited; they could not control their own money and

  • Comparison of The Seduction by Eileen McAuley and Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti

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    Comparison of The Seduction by Eileen McAuley and Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti I will be analyzing the two poems, "Cousin Kate," by Christina Rossetti, and, "The Seduction," by Eileen McAuley. Both of these poems share the same theme. The two poems are both based on betrayed love but they each deal with a different aspect. "Cousin Kate," is set in the eighteenth century but was written in the nineteenth century. It was set in Victorian eras which in those days'

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