Contrasting Unrequited Love Two Poems: Christina Rossetti’s ‘No, Thank You, John’ And W.H. Auden ‘The More Loving One’

Poetic verse has been used as an outlet of strong emotions and feelings for centuries. The elegance of poetry has long been thought of as more refined than that of prose writing, and thus as a better vessel for conveying strong feelings. Subjects such as death, love, hate, beauty, and betrayal are common themes, but … Read more