by Carol Ann Duffy
"Havisham" tells the story of a love gone horribly wrong. On the day of her wedding, Miss Havisham is jilted by her fiancé. She spends the rest of her life obsessing over this love affair gone wro...
In "Havisham," the one thing that defines our speaker's life is her wedding, or, to be more exact, her lack thereof. Miss H was jilted by her fiancé and chooses to spend the rest of her life surro...
One of the big questions of "Havisham" is this: just how crazy is this lady? Is she reacting proportionally to what has happened to her? Or was she always destined to crack? Has she brought all of...