A combination of contradictions forms the basis of the poem “The world” by Christina Rossetti (1830 – 1894). He message is simple: in this world, there is good and bad.
The contrast in the works of Christina Rossetti is impressive. At one side there are the more sexual oriented poems and on the other side there are poems such as “Dream land.” A romantic, devotional poem.
“A daughter of Eve” was written by Christina Rosetti. She wrote this poem when she volunteered at a charity house. Who is the woman, this daughter of Eve, who Rossetti refers to?
The work of Christina Rossetti (1830 – 1894) is mostly religious and many times it’s about having to say goodbye to earthly love. Some of her work is close to the edge of that what once was not to be discussed. In this poem, “Remember”, Rossetti talks about that moment when she is no longer alive.