Contrast the character of husband and wife as Browning discloses both? What was it in his wife that annoyed the duke?
The Duke is a pompous, critical, controlling man, who believes that he should have power over his wife now that she is dead, just as he wanted to have when she was alive. Note that in lines 9-10 he says, "since none puts...
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