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Hymn to Proserpine

The rhyme scheme of Algernon Swinburne's "Hymn to Proserpine" is aabbccdd. In other words, the poem is written in rhyming couplets. Rhyming couplets were very common and even the default poetic...

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Hymn to Proserpine

Addressing the ancient Roman goddess Proserpine on the eve of Rome’s conversion to Christianity, the speaker laments the passing of the old gods. The speaker does not trust those who promise that...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2019, 11:08 pm (UTC)

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