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CLIP 11533

Sonnet 43 How do I love thee?

Sonnet 43 How do I love thee?
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Key Info
  • Sonnet 43 How do I love thee?
  • Duration: 03:24
  • An examination of the love between Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning brought to life through readings and pictures covering their meeting and life together up until Elizabeth's death. Followed by a reading of Sonnet 43 How do I love thee? Taken from The Nation's Favourite Love Poem, first broadcast in 1997.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Poetry: 19th Century

  • Keywords: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Sonnet 43, poem, poetry, how do i love thee
Ideas for use in class
  • A great introduction to Sonnet 43 showing the story behind it.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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