Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke was an English poet known for his sonnets written during the First World War. He died in 1915 of sepsis at the age of 27. He is best known for the poem, ‘The Solider.’ 

Retrospect

‘Retrospect’ by Rupert Brooke is a forty line poem in which a speaker describes all he would do to retrieve his deified lover from the depths of her “vast unconsciousness.” 

The Dead

‘The Dead’ by Rupert Brooke describes the lives and experiences of mankind and what one will experience after death in the “Unbroken glory” of God. 

The Great Lover

‘The Great Lover’ by Rupert Brooke contains a speaker’s profession of love for his past partners and a wide range of objects and experiences. 

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