Robert Browning: Poems

My Last Duchess

what is the role of women in the poem?

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In the poem, My Last Duchess, we can infer that a woman's role is to defer to her husband in all things, behave in a complacent manner, and to submit to male superiority. We can also infer that the duke believes his wife to be doing a poor job of it.


My Last Duchess