Christina Rossetti: Poems Study Guide

Christina Rossetti: Poems

Christina Rossetti: Poems by Christina Rossetti

Christina Rossetti: Poems is a collection of poems by the 19th century English poet Christina Georgina Rossetti. Rossetti's poems are often romantic and include themes of death, religion and loss. Her most famous poem, Goblin Market, is about two sisters, Laura and Lizzie, who live alone and succumb to the tempting fruits offered by goblins and must pay the consequences. The poem has been interpreted as social commentary, with themes of femininity, and also contains erotic undertones.

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