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Why is "My Last Duchess" considered a dramatic monologue?
Robert Browning's poem "My Last Duchess" is a splendid example of the irony that a poet can achieve within the format of the dramatic monologue, a poetic form in which there is only one speaker. [ When there is only one speaker, we necessarily have to weigh carefully what he or she is telling us, and we often have to "read between the lines" in keeping an objective perspective on the story or
incidents that the speaker describes to us. ]
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true or false Semantics considers both the connotation and the denotation of words.
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