Essays on Havisham

Havisham: Stylistic Devices Used In A Poem

 ‘Havisham’ portrays a hateful, rejected, and isolated woman who life has become a misery. The persona of Miss Havisham (note that Duffy calls her ‘Havisham’), the disregarded woman from Dickens’s novel, is used to bring in different aspects of being a spinster in the Victorian era. The poem pursues an extreme sense of anger, violence,...
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Effects Of Narration In The Laboratory And Havisham

In the poem, ‘Havisham’ by Carol Ann Duffy written in 1993 and the poem, ‘The Laboratory’ by Robert Browning written in 1844. In ‘The Laboratory’, the speaker is portrayed as insane. Meanwhile, this is evident in the use of imagery, adjectives and rhyming. In ‘Havisham’, the speaker is conveyed as insane. This is apparent in...
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