Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning.
In Robert Browning’s renowned poem “My Last Duchess,” a speaker laments the transitory nature of his relationship with his previous partner, allegedly the result of her excessive sociability.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Revenge & Betrayal as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What drives a person to betray?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was "My Last Duchess" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: