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by Robert Browning


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: