Dover Beach By Matthew Arnold British Literature Review

The poem “Dover Beach” is addressed to Matthew Arnold’s wife; however, since the poem expresses a universal message one may say that she can be any woman listening to the observations of a man. If this poem were written by a woman sharing her observations with a man, how might the poem be different in its structure and style? Explain your response.

Journal responses are informal, 1-2 pages. Responses must be typed, double-spaced, in Times New Roman font size 12, with your name, date, and the assignment title in the upper left-hand corner of page one.

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