Remember by Christina Rossetti

‘Remember’ by Christina Rossetti was written in 1849 when Rossetti was just 19 years old. She is touted to be one of the foremost women poets of the 19th-century Victorian era. Her work was lauded in her time as “in artless art, if not in intellectual impulse, is greatly Mrs. Browning’s superior”. In this famous sonnet, ‘Remember’, the poet introduces the themes of love, death, and reaction to one’s death. The poet has written this sonnet to a lover. It talks about their love, her death, and how she wishes him to react when she has left this world or … Continue reading Remember by Christina Rossetti