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  • Rubbish at Adultery
    • About the Poems
    • Affair coming to an end as woman had expectation = fun, passion but reality = disappointment as man could not flee guilt
    • Dramatic monologue spoken by mistress
  • About the Poems
  • Kissing
    • Compares young and old couples- how love changes through age
    • Romantic love, love + passion
  • The woman rejects the ordinary empty gestures of love, and wants  unconventional gifts
  • End of poem= impression that love deteriorates
  • Dramatic monologue spoken by mistress
  • About pleasure and sensuality you experience in a relationship
  • Short term love, no hint of long term 'break free'
  • Lustful love, not romantic
  • Romantic love, love + passion
  • Compares young and old couples- how love changes through age
  • How love changes over time
  • Compares love then to now. Child talking about parents
  • Affair coming to an end as woman had expectation = fun, passion but reality = disappointment as man could not flee guilt
  • Sombre/melancholy mood
  • elegiac (adj) - mourning song
  • Concept of love, explore what is meant by love
  • If the love is true, it will not change with time or circumstances
  • Sonnet 116
    • Concept of love, explore what is meant by love
    • If the love is true, it will not change with time or circumstances
  • Valentine
    • End of poem= impression that love deteriorates
    • The woman rejects the ordinary empty gestures of love, and wants  unconventional gifts

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