Goblins Market 'And' Porphyria's Lover

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In the poems, “Goblin’s Market” by Christina Rossetti and “Porphyria’s Lover” by Robert Browning the women were treated unfairly. This is common in the Victorian period as women were still fighting for some of their rights. Rossetti depicts women as sexual and sensual objects and Browning depicts women as prostitutes. Browning creates a speaker that is not related to him. This is used as a way to incorporate their own ideas even offensive or unpopular ones, and be able to get away with it. Rossetti incorporated some ideas into her poem as she has strict religious principles. Both authors portrayed women as many people did in that time and that was to be unfair and treat them badly. In “Porphyria’s Lover”, Browning created the